Down’s syndrome

Entertainment & Culture

George Webster: CBeebies presenter with Down’s syndrome will take part in Strictly Christmas Special 2022

Award-winning TV presenter and disability activist George Webster has been named as the sixth and final star confirmed to be…

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Lifestyle

10 famous and successful people with Down’s syndrome

We share 10 famous and successful people with Down's syndrome from the world of TV, film, art, fashion and business.

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News

Less than 2% of characters in the top UK TV shows are disabled

Streaming service WatchTVAbroad.com shares its latest research – Diversity in the UK - which has found TV bosses are doing…

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Entertainment & Culture

Ralph & Katie: a love story about a married couple with Down’s syndrome

Ralph and Katie, two disabled characters from the hit BBC One series The A Word, are set to appear on…

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Entertainment & Culture

Unlimited festival: climate change, identity and marginalised experiences

This year's Unlimited festival at the Southbank Centre showcases the work of D/deaf and disabled artists with many FREE events…

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Entertainment & Culture

You Know We Belong Together: breaking down stereotypes around Down’s syndrome

You Know We Belong Together is an accessible play at the Southbank Centre about living with Down's syndrome, where all…

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Entertainment & Culture

Liberty Festival: a FREE 3-day festival by D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse artists

Check out the accessible and FREE Liberty Festival in London with a range of events by D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse…

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Entertainment & Culture

George Webster: first CBeebies presenter with Down’s syndrome

We speak to disabled actor and dancer George Webster who has become the first CBeebies presenter with Down's Syndrome.

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Entertainment & Culture

Sam Barnard on living with Down’s Syndrome, his acting career and work with disability charity Bemix

Sam Barnard is an actor with Down’s Syndrome who has had roles in Grantchester, Casualty, Silent Winess and The Inbetweeners.…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Using dance to help people reach their potential and change perceptions of disability

Jen, who has Down's Syndrome, founded DanceSyndrome, a dance company that welcomes people with all forms of disability and helps…

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