Down’s syndrome is one of the best-known causes of a learning disability. It is a genetic condition, resulting from either an extra chromosome or extra genetic material from chromosome 21.
Hanifa's Outing with Her Circle of Support20 February 2015, Hanifa Islam
I have a circle of support in the workplace. It was set up when I started here nearly ten years ago because it helped me get to know colleagues in other teams.
Helpful hints to support people with learning disabilities living with dementia24 July 2014,
A recent Down’s Syndrome Association event was a helpful reminder about what we all need to think about when involved in the lives of people with learning disabilities.
Having a child with Downs Syndrome has taught what is important in life7 April 2014, Guest Blogger
Holly Rorke, mother of Wilby, shares how her son's arrival has enriched her life and the importance of celebrating diversity.
Learning Disability Week 2013: "What I get and need from acting is professional respect"23 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Upstairs Downstairs actress Sarah Gordy, who has Downs Syndrome, talks about what work means to her.
Learning Disability Week 2013: Teaching life skills22 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Hayley Goleniowska is a blogger and mother of Natty, who has Downs Syndrome. As part of Learning Disability Week, she talks about the importance of teaching life skills.
6% My Photographs Their Stories by Graham Miller: A Book Review27 March 2013, Guest Blogger
Hayley Goleniowska, Author of Downs Side Up Blog, writes about the launch of 6% My Photographs Their Stories on World Down Syndrome Day
Raise awareness on World Down Syndrome Day20 March 2013,
During this past year it has been great to see an increase in the number of positive images of people with Down syndrome in the media.