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 […]

Life Through the Lense of Christopher Diedo

Christopher Diedo says photos do the talking for him. His first major public exhibition was seen by more than 3,000 visitors at the Mick Jagger Centre in Dartford, and he’s since shown off his skills at various galleries in London – including at the OXO Tower – as well as taking his talent overseas, showcasing […]

Hello, I’m Lucia!

Lucia’s family got in touch to tell us about her life and this blog has been written from Lucia’s perspective. Hello, I’m Lucia and I have just turned two. I love signing Makaton to my brothers and sisters, and I know what I want! My family is Italian, and I am bilingual because I can […]