What makes a journey successful?

by Kate Powell, Down2Earth Magazine editor You can arrange to meet someone at the end of your journey when you travel by bus or train. Make sure you have your bus pass and rail pass on you. Make sure when you are travelling you keep your bags and things with you. You can travel with […]

Glasgow welcomes 13th World Down Syndrome Congress

DSi/Down's Syndrome Scotland for World Congress 2018 - the Commissioners

Glasgow is getting set to host the 13th World Down Syndrome Congress, a global event attended by over 1200 families and people with Down’s syndrome, as well as health care practitioners, education professionals and experts at the forefront of research and best practice in the care and development of people with the condition. Hosted by […]

A young man called Robert

This guest blog is written by a young man called Robert. Robert is a very active person. Thank you Robert for telling us all about the activities you enjoy, including the DSActive football session run by Exeter City FC. My name is Robert and I’m 19 years old and getting up to my 20s. I live […]

Living in Wales and being bilingual

By Jane Mcilveen, Ruth Thomas and Sara Pickard Jane, who is our Development Officer in North Wales, introduces the experiences of two people with Down’s syndrome speaking Welsh and English… I have worked for the DSA in North Wales for five years. I moved here from England in 1998. I knew people spoke Welsh in […]

Adult Social Care Series – new resources on their way

We are currently working on a new addition to our adult social care series. The new factsheet will help adults with Down’s syndrome (18+) and their supporters prepare for Needs Assessments and Carers Assessments in England. Local authorities complete Needs Assessments to work out how much care and support a person needs to live their day-to-day life. […]