Sponsored bounce for World Down Syndrome Day

Little Westbourne Nursery in Penarth held a sponsored bounce last week to celebrate Down’s syndrome Awareness Week and World Down Syndrome Day and to raise money for the DSA. When we heard how much money they had raised we sent them some DSA tshirts and their own #LotsofSocks. Hannah, a member of the nursery staff, […]

Meet Bashir

My Name is Bashir. I am 26 years old. I have Mosaic Down syndrome and Autism. I was born in London. I was the first grandchild in my family. Everyone loves me very much. My dads family is from Mauritius. I have been on holiday to Mauritius many times. I went to mainstream school. I enjoy Music , Dancing ,Drama, Art and […]

Lily’s 21k step challenge

We were thrilled to hear from Hilary earlier this week. She wanted to tell us about her daughter, Lily’s, #Challenge21… My daughter Lily Swift has been doing the 21K Steps Challenge every day this week and we have taken photos each day – her fundraising total so far is up to £453 (more with Gift […]

Sarah’s story

You may have read a blog about Sarah’s new job at XPO last year. Sarah’s shared a bit more about herself here… Hello, my name is Sarah. I have Mosaic Down’s syndrome – one in 1,000 people have Down’s syndrome, but only 1 in 50,000 have Mosaic Down’s syndrome like me. I am not very […]

Meet Helen…

Last year, Helen won the Panathlon Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement award. When we heard about it, we asked her to tell us a bit more about her life…and how she’s been keeping fit and connected during lockdown. #CONNECT I live in Essex with my mum, step-dad and brother, Will and sister, Beth. I am 18 […]

Our Voice interview with Sarah Geiger

What works to support children and young people with Down’s syndrome? Sam and Zoe interviewed Sarah about her education research. We filmed the interview and have shared it below: Question 1…from Sam: ‘What was your research about and what did you find out?’ Question 2…from Sam: ‘Why is it important to involve people who have […]