Happy New Year from Our Voice Our Choice

It was good to see everyone. We shared our news – everyone had a good Christmas. This year World Down’s Syndrome Day is about ‘Leave No One Behind’ So we talked about ‘inclusion’ and feeling ‘included’ – we thought these words were difficult Instead we talked about how it feels to be part of Our […]

Awareness Week 2018: the best yet!

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 2018 (19 and 25 March) saw people across the country celebrating and raising awareness of Down’s syndrome and fundraising for WorkFit and the DSA in a whole variety of different ways. Many of our WorkFit partners took part in the Great WorkFit Sock Challenge and WorkFit was brilliantly represented at an […]

Greenwich Down’s Syndrome Group celebrate WDSD

To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day this year, the Greenwich Down’s Syndrome Group met up on a grey Sunday afternoon to walk several laps of the Flower Garden in Greenwich Park.  The plan was to do as many laps as possible, ideally walking at least 21.3km in total!  All ages and abilities joined in with […]

Celebrating grandparents #InclusionMatters

 During Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 2018 we shared a series of blogs written by grandparents celebrating their relationships with their grandchildren. Read all the blogs… Mike Jenny Carena Shirley Lucy Diane Simone Resources for Grandparents Tea at Grandma’s – the third book in the Looking Up series published by the Cornwall Down’s Syndrome Group […]

Gold Duke of Edinburgh success

We’re marking World Down Syndrome Day with a guest blog. It’s been written by Louisa. Her brother Jeremy, who is 25 and has Down’s syndrome and Type 1 Diabetes, has just completed his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and is a member of the Swindon DSActive team.  It’s always been important to Jeremy to achieve […]