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 […]

Positive Energies – exhibition and lecture

Exhibition: 16-20 May | 11am-6pm | Free | Oxo Tower Wharf Lecture: 17 May | 6.30pm | Free but booking is recommended | Swedenborg Society Positive Energies follows on from the hugely successful Shifting Perspectives exhibition in challenging pre-conceived ideas about people with Down’s syndrome. The driving force behind the exhibition is the Japanese photographer […]

Celebrating grandparents #InclusionMatters

 During Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 2018 we shared a series of blogs written by grandparents celebrating their relationships with their grandchildren. Read all the blogs… Mike Jenny Carena Shirley Lucy Diane Simone Resources for Grandparents Tea at Grandma’s – the third book in the Looking Up series published by the Cornwall Down’s Syndrome Group […]

Gold Duke of Edinburgh success

We’re marking World Down Syndrome Day with a guest blog. It’s been written by Louisa. Her brother Jeremy, who is 25 and has Down’s syndrome and Type 1 Diabetes, has just completed his Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and is a member of the Swindon DSActive team.  It’s always been important to Jeremy to achieve […]