‘Don’t call me “Down’s”‘

Emma Bishop is 40. She has a boyfriend, a job, loves reading, and is godmother to her niece Annabella. She also has Down’s syndrome. This Saturday (21 March) is World Down Syndrome Day, a chance to raise awareness, champion inclusion and celebrate the people with Down’s syndrome who play a vital role in our lives […]

Meet one of our 50 for 50 jumpers

Disclaimer: We were very sad to have to cancel our #50for50 jump this Saturday due to coronavirus. We are however incredibly proud of our jumpers who have done some amazing fundraising – and we will be rescheduling! We would still like to introduce you to one of our jumpers Annabel… Annabel Tall is one of […]

‘The Good Hawk’ Review: By Maya

‘The Good Hawk is an epic, fantasy adventure set in a mythic version of Scotland where fearsome warriors, magical creatures, and deadly secrets lurk in every shadow. One of the two protagonists is a fifteen-year old girl called Agatha. She is funny, kind, impulsive and loyal, and she also happens to have Down’s syndrome. The novel […]

Our Voice Our Choice – March Meeting 2020

We told each other our news. We had to cancel the last meeting because of the storm so we had lots to catch up on We talked about Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week – this year it is about ‘We Decide’ So we talked about some big and small decisions we have made – here is […]