learning disabilites

Entertainment & Culture

Down’s Syndrome actor Tommy Jessop stars in award-winning crime drama Innocence

Tommy Jessop is an award-winning British actor with Down’s Syndrome, who has played in Hamlet, Line of Duty Holby City…

Read More »
Entertainment & Culture

BBC Casualty story highlights health inequality for patients with learning disabilities

The BBC medical drama Casualty is set to air the finale of a three-part episode arc, which features the real-life…

Read More »
Lifestyle

Madeline Stuart: diversity advocate and the world’s first Down’s Syndrome model

We speak to Madeline Stuart, the world's first famous model with Downs Syndrome who has appeared on runways across the…

Read More »
News

Disabled boy takes on the 20 in 2020 challenge to raise money for local sports club

Twelve year old Phoenix, who has Cerebral Palsy, sight loss and a learning disability, is taking on the 20 in…

Read More »
Lifestyle

UK Government accused of failing people with learning disabilities and autism

The UK government has been accused of failing the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism by abandoning them…

Read More »
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…

Read More »
Lifestyle

Disability recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019

Disabled people and organisations have been recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019. Find out who made the shortlist and…

Read More »
Lifestyle

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme helping people with hidden disabilities

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme is an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a…

Read More »
Entertainment & Culture

Book review: Edge of the City

Regular contributor, Sarah Ismail, delves into the book Edge of the City, reviewing this fictional novel about a young girl with…

Read More »
Back to top button
Close
Skip to content