Down’s syndrome

Entertainment & Culture

Zack Gottsagen: an actor with Down’s syndrome tipped for Oscar glory

Zack Gottsagen, an American actor with Down’s syndrome, tipped for Oscar glory for his lead role in The Peanut Butter…

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Entertainment & Culture

8 books with a disabled character as the lead or focus of the story

It's rare that you see a disabled character in a novel, let alone as the lead. Our writer, Raya, rounds…

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Assistive tech & Products

Vodafone and Mencap partnership aims to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities

Vodafone and Mencap have partnered in creating the Connected Living technology project that improves the lives of people with a…

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Lifestyle

Entrepreneurial mum to extend range of soft dolls with new inclusive disability dolls

A mum who has created multicultural soft dolls is crowdfunding to expand the range of disability dolls with autism, anxiety…

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Work & Education

Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every 16 people with…

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News

Forget Me Not: a film about inclusive education

LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS US director Olivier Bernier has been awarded $400,000 to make…

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Entertainment & Culture

Eurovision 2018: the disabled singers past and present

Love it or hate it, Eurovision 2018 is almost upon us, with the semi-finals on the 8th and 10th and the…

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Work & Education

The Four Biscuits: a bakery run by women with Down’s syndrome

At the start of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and ahead of Worlds Down’s Syndrome Day on 21st March, we hear…

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Lifestyle

10 things a disabled person needs to know about their mother

A mother’s love is strong and unbreakable. She’s usually your biggest fan. But as a disabled person, do you worry…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Olympic torch relay: one runner’s story

This summer the Olympic torch made its way down the country from Land’s End, covering 8,000 miles over 70 days,…

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