Sting joins inclusive employment campaign

17-time Grammy Award winning artist Sting has lent his voice to a campaign that calls on employers and workplaces to be more inclusive. For World Down Syndrome Day 2021, CoorDown presents THE HIRING CHAIN, the international communication campaign developed in partnership with the New York-based creative agency SMALL and thanks to the support of LinkedIn. […]

Exciting times at Heart & Sold

by Emma Lambert, Heart & Sold At the end of October, Heart & Sold will be showing at one of the UK’s leading art fairs, the Buy Art Fair in Manchester. It’s an exciting prospect – we will be there, exhibiting and selling the work of our 33 artists, alongside hundreds of ‘typical’ artists. This […]

My Experience as a DSA Volunteer

By Emma Payne, DSA Volunteer I had the opportunity to start volunteering with the DSA in April.  I had been made redundant and I wanted to start giving something back to my community.  The only contact I’d previously had of anyone with Down’s syndrome was when my colleague at work gave birth to a boy with […]

Volunteer to help people with Down’s syndrome

Connecting employers and employees with Down’s Syndrome    WorkFit is a service which turns the ‘supported employment’ concept on its head. It’s a tailored service dedicated to training employers about the Down’s syndrome learning profile. Finding the right employment opportunities, for the right people. Supported employment is not an end destination but a stepping stone in […]