Tag "Down’s syndrome"

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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 a learning disability is in paid employment in the UK.

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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 a film about the search for his son’s inclusive education. Olivier Bernier’s

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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 grand final on the 12th May, all of which are

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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 about a group of entrepreneurial women with Down’s syndrome who

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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 about the effect your disability has had on your mother?

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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, carried by 8,000 people. Neil Adams, who works tirelessly for his