Medical professionals, we do love you, but please don’t be blinkered by Down syndrome when assessing our children! I’m not saying you shouldn’t take it into account, of course not, but see it [...]
Until five years ago, we were just an ordinary family, with a three-year-old son and a baby on the way. The baby became our daughter, Isabel, who is a loving, happy, beautiful little girl, [...]
Learning Disabilities: Undercover Bias Causes ‘Glaring Inequalities’ In 2016 the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review was created as a response to the findings that people with [...]
Jamie was born 10 weeks prematurely and required surgery at 3 days old to repair a duodenal Atresia and Annular Pancreas. He recovered well and we were allowed to take him home on 14th [...]
Pants4School The launch of a new campaign to enable children with Down syndrome to be toilet-ready for school and reach their full potential. For some time, I’d been aware that many [...]
Let’s Take Our Head Out of the Sand: SEXUAL FEELINGS, LIBIDO, LONGING FOR INTIMACY DON’T DISCRIMINATE!
A wonderful campaign was launched on International Women’s Day to empower women with disabilities because indeed, how much do you forget about them being a woman when they have a disability? (see [...]