This is a guest blog written by Lucas McCallum Suarez The Camino is a 118km walk from Sarria to Santiago. In July this year I began my second Camino. This time was different from the last as I was doing it with my brother, Nicky, who has Down’s syndrome. I had mixed feelings about doing the […]
Hi, my full name is Claire Harris and this is my sister Abigail. I have Down’s syndrome and Abigail wanted to make a film about people with Down’s syndrome in employment. I’m a competitive swimmer with Sharks swimming club, and I play football for the Paddock Wood Panthers. This summer I graduated from the three-year […]
William has kindly written us a guest blog telling us about his swimming and other hobbies… Hello my name is William Reed, I am 24 years old and live in south west London. I am a very keen swimmer and currently swim for Down’s Syndrome Team GB, who have just returned back from the 2018 […]
Earlier this month you may have heard about the Down Right Beautiful photographic project by Nicole Louise Photography. Hayley is mum to Aaron, who is one of the children photographed, and we asked her to tell us a little bit more about how she got involved: I first heard about Nicole’s “Down Right Beautiful” project […]
Sarah Gordy MBE is an actor and a dancer. She has appeared in many BBC shows such as Upstairs Downstairs, Call the Midwife, Holby City and Doctors as well as short films, radio dramas, commercials and many theatre productions. Here, she tells us about her career and her involvement with the Radical Beauty Project. My name is Sarah Gordy, […]
Back in August 2016 we shared a guest blog by fundraiser Peter. He was just starting an ambitious fundraising challenge: “Through the use of my walking BOOTS, a BOAT or two, and a certain amount of BIKE use, I intend to travel 250 miles, focussing on these three wonderful places, in 5 or 10 mile stints […]
Anna has very kindly written us a guest blog about her involvement in her sister’s art projects. Hi, my name is Anna and I am 19 years old. I volunteer in a charity shop and recently I modelled for my sister, Emily’s, Fine Art degree show. Emily is a student at Coventry University and her […]
The DSA has been there for Gareth and his family throughout his life…and we want to continue to be in the future. Can you help?
Victoria is a very active person. She enjoys sports and regularly attends DSActive football and tennis sessions.
This is a guest blog written by Danielle. Earlier this year Danielle took on her first half marathon with her dad and her sister. These are her own words about how the day went… My name is Danielle, last year I decided I wanted to do a half marathon. I started training and did some […]