Let’s Talk About Relationships and Sex

The Information and Training Team have spent much of the last year developing a new eight week training course package for adults with Down’s syndrome covering all aspects of relationships and sex education (RSE). Whilst most people with Down’s syndrome will have had access to some form of RSE at school, the timescales of these […]

What I’ve been doing this summer

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by Kate Powell, Down2Earth Magazine editor Hello I am Kate…I’m here to talk about the summer holidays that I have  been on. I went to Kosovo with the Larandina dance group. It went very well. We performed on stage and met some friendly people. I also went to Bognor Regis with the Baked Bean group […]

Meet James…

How would you describe yourself? I’m fun, quirky, flirty, dashingly handsome, friendly and helpful. Do you live at home? No, I moved out to my flat a few years ago.  I live alone now. Where do you work?  What do you do? I work for The Fire and Rescue Service. I am an admin assistant […]

Our ‘Tell it Right’® Top Tips

Sharing news that might be unexpected with prospective or new parents is probably one of the most important aspects of your role. We know that you will want to do this well and feel prepared and confident in answering any queries parents might have. These tips will help healthcare professionals who are giving the diagnosis […]

Language awareness poster for medical professionals

Click the image (right) or the button (below) to download. You may also find the following resources helpful: Did you know…? A3 poster; Our National Helpline poster. They are all part of our Tell It Right® information pack which is all available to download from our website and includes: Antenatal, Neonatal and Postnatal Care: A Guide for […]

Universal Credit and students

In order to be awarded Universal Credit (UC), a student must be entitled to Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment and also have limited capability for work. They would therefore need to satisfy the work capability assessment (WCA). Universal credit is means tested so if they have savings between £6,000-£16,000, it will affect the […]