Our Voice Our Choice – April 2019 meeting

We shared our news – One member of the group showed us some photos of his trip to New Zealand The DSA are thinking about helping people to feel good in happy times and difficult times – So at the meeting we helped the DSA by talking about feelings We thought about the names for […]

Not ready to let her go. Not ever…

Denise Humberstone’s daughter Kathleen is 19 and has just started college in London. Here, her mum talks about her flying the nest and starting the next chapter in her life… My husband is driving. Kathleen is in the back seat behind him, happy as Larry and totally engrossed in her phone. Thankfully, I’m in the […]

Lights, Camera, Action!

You may remember Aaron who told us about his love for free running a few months ago…he’s now made a great video for Awareness Week! My name is Aaron and I am 14. My dad helped me make a video for World Down Syndrome Day about what I get up to. Check it out… I […]

Setting The Tone

By Liz Arriens “You remember when you had the blood test for Down’s syndrome at 12 weeks, that was just a guide; it looks like your baby is exhibiting characteristics of Down’s syndrome. There are worse things.” This was how we learned Coraline had Down’s syndrome, two hours after she was born, from a paediatrician and […]