Meet one of our 50 for 50 jumpers

Disclaimer: We were very sad to have to cancel our #50for50 jump this Saturday due to coronavirus. We are however incredibly proud of our jumpers who have done some amazing fundraising – and we will be rescheduling! We would still like to introduce you to one of our jumpers Annabel… Annabel Tall is one of […]

Miki’s story

By Erika, Miki’s mum Miki (Micaela) is a happy young girl with Down Syndrome (and global developmental delay), who is full of life and loves music, as well as all forms of physical activity: swimming, dancing, outdoor pursuits, trampolining, horse-riding and so forth. She is very sociable and expressive, but is currently still non-verbal (now […]

‘The Good Hawk’ Review: By Maya

‘The Good Hawk is an epic, fantasy adventure set in a mythic version of Scotland where fearsome warriors, magical creatures, and deadly secrets lurk in every shadow. One of the two protagonists is a fifteen-year old girl called Agatha. She is funny, kind, impulsive and loyal, and she also happens to have Down’s syndrome. The novel […]

Our Voice Our Choice – March Meeting 2020

We told each other our news. We had to cancel the last meeting because of the storm so we had lots to catch up on We talked about Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week – this year it is about ‘We Decide’ So we talked about some big and small decisions we have made – here is […]

Down2Earth – March Meeting 2020

After watching a video of a fun hand-washing rap to help stop the spread of infection, this month’s Down2Earth was about a difficult subject: bullying. We all looked at an Easy Read resource the DSA is producing for our new Emotional Well-being Series.  We read through the information in the leaflet and looked at the […]

My Filming Experience…

by Kate Powell, Down2Earth Magazine editor A  member of staff from Baked Bean told me about being in The Crown and I  said yes. I  love to that’s how I knew about it. I  spoke to all the helpers and the crew they were friendly people. I was looking forward to everything was very excited […]