Statement on inquest into the death of Joe Ulleri

Carol Boys, Chief Executive of the DSA said today: “I have been appalled and saddened by the evidence given during the course of the inquest into Joe’s  death…appalled that the care that Joe received at the Manchester Royal Infirmary was so disjointed and lacked any urgency or leadership; and saddened by Joe’s suffering and that […]

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 […]