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Leisure centre cleaner with Down’s syndrome, 47, who was sacked from his £30-a-week post but told he could carry on as a volunteer wins job back after public outcry – Daily Mail

A cleaner with Down’s syndrome who was fired from his position at a leisure centre has been…

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Worker with Down’s syndrome sacked from £30-a-week role and told to volunteer is given job back after outcry – Mirror.co.uk

A man with Down’s syndrome who was sacked from his £30-a-week role at a leisure centre has…

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Care home manager failed to stop abuse of man with Down’s syndrome who was trapped in a chair and kept awake with banging pots – Wales Online

An adult care home manager allowed vulnerable residents to be ill-treated and abused, a fitness to practise…

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Teen with Down syndrome speaks out after being cyberbullied in viral tweet – Wreg.com

viral tweet is ticking off a lot of people, including 17-year-old Ameera Peterson, who has Down…

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Graduate with Down syndrome steals the show by jumping across stage in excitement – CBS News

Video of an extra-excited high school graduate named Carlos Neria is going viral online. Carlos, also known…

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Down’s syndrome lad inspires new boxing class after going toe-to-toe with his own brother – Gloucestershire Live

One man has been inspired to set up a boxing group for adults with learning disabilities after…

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‘It is just one aspect of him’ The changing attitudes to people with Down’s Syndrome – ITV News

Anniversaries are the chance for us to reflect on the past and the changes which have taken…

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The Moment A Boy With Down’s Syndrome Saw Himself In An M&S Ad Shows Why Representing Disability Matters – HuffPost UK

When Lucus Evans spotted himself on a poster for school uniform he gave his mum a big…

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Drag Syndrome: Inside the UK’s first Down’s syndrome drag night – ITV News

The UK’s first drag event featuring performers with Down’s syndrome will pave the way for more inclusivity…

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Dancing Barista With Down Syndrome Speechless After Surprise Promotion – Inside Edition

Trevor Johnson got the surprise of his life at his barista job at Bitty & Beau’s Coffee…

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Abi Brydon on how acting with Down’s Syndrome is far from a disability – The Scotsman

A new play about a young woman with Down’s Syndrome, currently touring Scotland, explores the subject of…

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Family is forced apart after mouldy Bude flat lands child with Down’s syndrome in hospital – Cornwall Live

A mum from Cornwall has said that her family has been broken up after she was forced…

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The first Washington lobbyist with Down syndrome – BBC News

Kayla McKeon’s job on Capitol Hill gives her independence – now she’s pushing US politicians to help…

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What’s it like having a sibling with Down’s syndrome? – Eagle Radio

Two brothers from Farnham are on a mission to create a documentary on what it’s like to…

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Down’s Syndrome Family Support Group get £7,000 cash boost – Grimsby Live

Another local charity has received a major boost from Lincolnshire Housing Partnership following a year of dedicated…

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Gary Barlow meets Derby fan with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

An 18-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome got the birthday present of his dreams when he met hero…

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Boy with Down’s Syndrome learnt to walk thanks to ballet classes – Daily Mail

Great British Bake Off star Candice Brown led the praise for a six-year-old boy with Down’s Syndrome…

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Chilean Church opens greenhouse to employ youth with Down syndrome – Catholic News Agency

The Archdiocese of Concepcion in Chile has begun construction on a greenhouse to grow vegetables, a new…

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Funding will expand sports programme for adults and children with Down’s syndrome – Charity Today News

A national charity has received over £100,000 to expand its sports programme for people with Down’s syndrome…

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Man turns £7k Jaguar into custom-built £120k ‘supercar’ for his son with Down’s Syndrome – The Independent

A cabinet maker has transformed an old Jaguar sports car into a “supercar” he hopes will help…

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Living with a child with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

“Living with a child with Down’s syndrome is exactly the same as living with our children who…

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New Wales Down’s syndrome test ‘to cut miscarriage risk’ – BBC News

Pregnant women in Wales are to become the first in the UK to receive a non-invasive test…

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Kirkcudbright mum set to brave fear of heights with abseil for Down’s Syndrome Scotland – Scottish Daily Record

A mum is preparing to brave her fear of heights in aid of the cause closest to…

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Teen’s ‘promposal’ to best friend with Down syndrome goes viral – KTRK-TV

Prom season is here and some people really go over the top to ask for dates. They are…

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Couple creates bow ties to help benefit children with Down syndrome – WBAL Baltimore

Nathan and Emily Begnaud found out that their son Max had Down syndrome just before his birth…

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Working to give people with Down syndrome a meaningful job – Irish Times

Giving children with Down syndrome the opportunity to go to mainstream schools, by providing the right supports,…

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Harry’s Game – the boy with Down’s Syndrome who’s an award-winning football coach – The Northern Echo

GIRLS’ Football Week gets underway today and there’s one female team in the North-East that’s luckier than…

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My daughter has Down’s syndrome and I wouldn’t change a thing – Metro

When Sarah was born 26 years ago, my wife Alison and I were in a state of…

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Girl with Down’s Syndrome takes inspiring pictures of others with condition – Metro

A photographer with Down’s Syndrome has taken inspiring photos of people living with the condition in a…

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Therapeutic horse riding improves coordination in Down syndrome children – study – Horsetalk

Therapeutic horse riding has shown its value in improving the overall motor coordination of children with Down…

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Teen with down syndrome kicked off Alaska Airlines flight – Daily Mail

A woman says her family was kicked off a flight Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle because her…

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‘I am in awe of her’: Mother of seven-month-old girl with Down’s syndrome, three heart defects and a stomach defect honors her ‘magic girl’ who was never expected to survive a day – Daily Mail

A baby born with Down’s syndrome, three heart defects and a stomach defect is celebrating her seven-month…

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Dumfries and Galloway branch of Down’s Syndrome Scotland celebrates launch in Castle Douglas – Scottish Daily Record

The new Dumfries and Galloway branch of Down’s Syndrome Scotland celebrated its launch with a Tea for…

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‘She dazzles in front of the camera’: Teenager, 15, with Down’s syndrome realises her dreams of becoming a professional model – after her mother secretly sent off her photos – Daily Mail

A teenager with Down’s syndrome has revealed her joy after her dream of being a model came…

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15-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a MODEL – Evening Times

A 15-year-old girl with Down’s Syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a MODEL. Faith…

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Pope invites boy with Down’s syndrome for a ride in the Popemobile – Metro

This is the moment a 12-year-old boy, who has Down’s syndrome, had his dreams come true by…

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Teen girl with Down’s syndrome makes her modelling dreams come true – Scottish Daily Record

A 15-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome is celebrating – after realising her dreams of becoming a model. Faith…

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Pope Francis gives ride to boy with Down’s syndrome – BBC News

Pope Francis has granted a child cancer survivor’s wish by meeting him, and letting him ride on…

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Twin with Down’s Syndrome takes his first steps WATCH: VIDEO – Lancashire Evening Post

A Lancashire mum of twins who both have Down’s Syndrome has spoken of her joy after one…

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Pupils don odd socks for World Down Syndrome Day – Cambrian News

A FAMILY, a school, and a whole community have marked World Down Syndrome Day. Ifan Eurwyn Williams, 8,…

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Understanding, not pity for people with Down’s syndrome – The Northern Echo

POLITICAL correctness can often be misguided and sometimes unnecessary, however when it comes to shaping our views…

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Mums’ joy at World Down’s Syndrome Day karaoke video – BBC News

Two mothers from Scotland have told of their joy at taking part in a video made to…

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Children with Down’s syndrome are ‘not being put on organ transplant lists’ by doctors who ‘rule them out because they have lower life expectancy’ – Daily Mail

Children with Down’s syndrome are treated unfairly by the Government and not put on organ transplant lists,…

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Mothers of children with Down Syndrome create moving ‘carpool karaoke’ video – The Independent

A selection of mothers have come together to create a moving ‘Carpool Karaoke’ style video with their…

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Chelmsford primary school’s touching video with pupil with Down’s syndrome goes viral – Essex Live

Staff at a Chelmsford Primary school have gone the extra mile for one of their pupils by…

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Meet the dance group refusing to be defined by Down’s syndrome – Metro

DanceSyndrome is brainchild of Creative Director, Jen Blackwell. She’s always dreamed of being a dancer and a…

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I have Down’s syndrome – I love my life so don’t pity me – Sky News

Today is World Down’s Syndrome Day, a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the…

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Norfolk blogger fighting the stigma of Down’s Syndrome – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Mother-of-two Rebecca Fisher, 23, from Burnham Market, writes about the achievements of her three-year-old brother Rory Thompson…

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At birth I couldn’t look at my Down’s Syndrome daughter … now I realise what a special gift she is – Belfast Telegraph

As Anne Donaghy cradles her adorable five-year-old daughter Andrea in her arms, it is clear the youngster…

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Leeds tots visit pop-up cafe launched to mark World Down Syndrome Day – Yorkshire Evening Post

Babies and toddlers were guests of honour at a new pop-up cafe running this week to mark…

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