A number of children with Down Syndrome are now being featured in main line clothing catalogues. This is an important step for inclusion and about time we say! 🙂
Look out for the following catalogues:
A thought-provoking book and well worth a read. Link to it here.
Here follows a review of the book, and a short record of an interview with the author.
REVIEW of “The Politics of Down Syndrome” by Ed Lewis, Kieron Smith.
This book is a call for people to think again about what it means to be inclusive, why we’re hung up on the idea of intelligence and how an inclusive society is a better society.
Kieron Smith is the author of The Politics of Down Syndrome and the father Continue reading
On this page there are a list of applications that we have installed on our iPod and iPad (some, if not all, are also available for the Android platform). We have found that in all cases they have aided both of our children to learn about the world around them, learn things about numbers, letters, language, animals and the world. They have also made a large amount of noise! Continue reading
Circle 21 a ‘think global, act local’ organisation that supports families who have children with Down Syndrome around the world, based in Toronto, and a bit like our PSDS, added a gorgeous image of this little chap, Alfie, to their Facebook timeline.
At the time of posting, the image had 91,082 likes and 3,057 comments, with 3,752 on Facebook, with, from what can be seen (many of the comments are in Scandinavian), not a single negative one!
Alfie, we salute you!
At time of posting the image had 94,963 likes and 24,131 shares
Thank you George for making the situation more visible to your masses of ‘followers’. We salute you!