Meet film star and artist Emma

Artist Emma has had her work displayed at the Tate Modern and is also the star of an award-winning documentary showcasing her life. The Sky is the Limit was made by Emma’s mother Mirka and has won 28 awards to date from Hawaii to Bhutan. We caught up with Emma to find out more about […]

Meet Bashir

My Name is Bashir. I am 26 years old. I have Mosaic Down syndrome and Autism. I was born in London. I was the first grandchild in my family. Everyone loves me very much. My dads family is from Mauritius. I have been on holiday to Mauritius many times. I went to mainstream school. I enjoy Music , Dancing ,Drama, Art and […]

Lily’s 21k step challenge

We were thrilled to hear from Hilary earlier this week. She wanted to tell us about her daughter, Lily’s, #Challenge21… My daughter Lily Swift has been doing the 21K Steps Challenge every day this week and we have taken photos each day – her fundraising total so far is up to £453 (more with Gift […]

Sarah’s story

You may have read a blog about Sarah’s new job at XPO last year. Sarah’s shared a bit more about herself here… Hello, my name is Sarah. I have Mosaic Down’s syndrome – one in 1,000 people have Down’s syndrome, but only 1 in 50,000 have Mosaic Down’s syndrome like me. I am not very […]

Reece’s job | Our Voice Interviews

Our Voice member Alexandra interviewed Reece. Reece is the director of a company called Woogie Big Pants. He helps run it with his mum Jenna and they make colourful books that help encourage children to open up and talk about difficult subjects through Art Therapy. Alexandra spoke to Reece all about it… You can find […]

Meet Mohammad

Mohammad is 21 and he has recently been inspired to become a YouTuber. He would like to become a chef and enjoys showing people his cooking skills on videos. He says meeting celebrity chef Jamie Oliver when he was younger inspired him to follow in his footsteps. Mohammad says he wants to show everyone that […]

‘I am enough’… a mother’s story

Written by Maria, Fergus’ mum I have always wanted to have children, I wanted to be a mum. I thought that I would get pregnant and I would love my baby from that day. Unfortunately, that was not the case for me. I was so pleased when I found out I was pregnant. Then, after […]