Discover one young woman’s inspirational journey to independence and adulthood. We are honoured to publish A Major Adjustment by Andy Merriman.
DSA member Sara reports on her experiences at an international conference on inclusion
Jeff talks about his grand-daughter, Skye, the inspiration behind his book…
Here are two of Craig’s poems which he has kindly allowed us to share with you
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Maxwell. Born on World Down Syndrome Day 3 years ago!
My name is Jessica, I am 16 months old and I am a twin. My twin is Jack and Jack has Down’s syndrome.
One dad decided to go further than most during Awareness Week this year. Tim Heyes completed 5 half marathons, cycled 121km and mountain biked 21 miles in just 7 exhilarating, exhausting and endlessly tiring days! Tim’s stats speak for themselves: Distance – 164.98m Time – 20hrs, 57mins, 13secs Elevation Gain – 2,448m/8031.5ft Calories used – 11,892 Read all about […]
The UK division of DLL, has chosen The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) to be their Charity of the Year for 2016-2017. The fantastic employees at DLL began their year long support of the charity by arranging their own DSA Awareness Week cycle ride to mark World Down Syndrome Day (#WDS16) on March 21st 2016. Karen Kidd […]
When I’m asked what it was like growing up with a disabled sister, I have often directed people to Emily Pearl Kingsley’s piece ‘Welcome to Holland’, which delivers a very nice analogy from a parents perspective. However, as time goes on I realise that it does not detail a sibling’s experience and that there may, […]
by Molly Macleod My son Maxwell was born on World Down’s Syndrome Day (21 March) in 2014. This year’s theme is #My FriendsMyCommunity and I’ve been thinking about how Maxwell has taught me about real inclusion and acceptance. With a pre-natal diagnosis for Down’s syndrome we were expecting Maxwell…or actually, we thought we knew what […]