World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

The World Down Syndrome Congress came to the UK this year for the first time in its 32 year history. The annual event is run by Down Syndrome International and brings together people with Down’s syndrome, family members and professionals from across the world. WorkFit attended as part of the Down’s Syndrome Association delegation and […]

World Down Syndrome Congress: Day 1 Summary

Staff from our Information & Training team and WorkFit are learning lots and meeting some amazing people at the World Down Syndrome Congress in Glasgow. Here is a brief summary of the talks they attended and gave on Day 1 of the Congress. Sex and Relationship Education for People with Down’s Syndrome – from adolescence […]

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Christopher’s story…by his mum, Mary I was told that Christopher has Down’s syndrome within hours of his birth.  At that time, what I knew about Down’s syndrome would have fitted on the back of a postage stamp. The hospital had no literature to give me on the subject so their health visitor contacted the Down’s […]