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Weekly tennis sessions for people with Down’s syndrome launched in Shropshire – Shropshire Live

An initiative of DSActive, which delivers sport for people with Down’s syndrome across England and Wales, the…

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Married Down’s syndrome couple choose 23rd anniversary cards for each other – only to get heartwarming surprise – Mirror.co.uk

After more than two decades of wedded bliss and countless special moments, it’s safe to say most…

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Schoolgirl with Downs Syndrome forges successful modelling career age SEVEN – and has already posed for Cbeebies and Disney – Daily Mail

A seven-year-old girl born with Down Syndrome is building a successful child modelling career. Grace Isabella Wharton…

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Time to saddle up for Down Syndrome Ireland – Irish Examiner

Karen Murray talks to a fundraiser who has personal reasons for getting on his bike to help…

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Teen model with Down’s syndrome wins Ultimate Beauty title – Mid Ulster Mail

Kate Grant is “on cloud nine” after becoming the first girl with Down syndrome to win the…

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Society must ‘start valuing those with Down’s syndrome’ – Scottish Catholic Observer

Church joins Catholic mothers in call for discussion on human rights of disabled Catholic mothers have said it…

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Young man with Down’s Syndrome carrying a toy gun shot dead by police – Evening Standard

A young man with Down’s Syndrome and autism has died after being shot by police in Sweden…

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Big Brother Gets Tattoo Of Little Brother With Down’s Syndrome On Arm, He Absolutely Loves It – LADbible

Because this young man with Down’s syndrome reacted in the most amazing way when he saw his…

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Teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World – Belfast Live

Meet the Northern Ireland teenager with Down’s Syndrome crowned Ultimate Beauty of the World. Kate Grant, 19, took…

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Heartwarming photo of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome hugging Christopher Eccleston goes viral – as his brother reveals he was ‘on cloud nine’ after meeting his hero – Daily Mail

A heartwarming photograph of a Doctor Who fan with Down’s syndrome’s meeting with his hero Christopher Eccleston…

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Family adopted nine Down’s Syndrome children and wouldn’t change it for anything – Metro

A family from Derbyshire who always knew they wanted to help those in care have adopted nine…

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Award winning campaign sets out to change Down Syndrome laws – The Weekly SOURCE

This campaign is the definition of breaking barriers. The goal – to change a law The message – people…

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The World Down Syndrome Congress comes to Glasgow – BBC News

The latest research surrounding Down’s syndrome will be the focus of a global event beginning in Glasgow. The…

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My Son Is Not ‘Special’ Simply Because He Has Down Syndrome – The Mighty

My son and I waited in line to go down a waterslide for his first time; he…

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My Child With Down Syndrome Was Also Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy – The Mighty

I’ve unpacked most of our luggage from vacation. Laundry and dishwasher are both running. I’m now sitting…

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Monmouth teenager chosen for Team GB at Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships – ITV News

A teenager from Monmouth is the only person from Wales to have been chosen to represent Team…

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Mum describes joy of having one-in-a-million twins with Down’s Syndrome – Metro

A mum-of-five has beaten the odds of one-in-a-million to give birth to twins with Down’s Syndrome –…

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Mother-of-five says her one-in-a million twin daughters who BOTH have Down’s Syndrome have ‘enriched’ her life – Daily Mail

A mother-of-five has described how her life has been ‘enriched’ by her twin daughters, who both have…

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Identical Twin Toddlers With Down Syndrome Already Have a Modeling Contract – Inside Edition

Hannah and Rachel may only be 18 months old, but the British twins, who have Down syndrome,…

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Down Syndrome Reality Show Up For Emmys – Disability Scoop

A reality television show focusing on the lives of those with Down syndrome is in the running…

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Inspiring woman who is one of few Scots with Down Syndrome to hold down full-time job tells others ‘you can live a normal life’ – The Scottish Sun

CATERING assistant Sam Ross is aiming to inspire others with Down Syndrome into the world of work. The…

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Girl, nine, with Down syndrome has her tongue cut out by Bolivian sex attacker to stop her telling anyone she had been raped – Daily Mail

A nine-year-old girl with Down syndrome was reportedly raped and had her tongue cut out so she…

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World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow – Glasgow Live

The World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow this month. The event is coming to the UK…

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Brothers spread positive message about Down’s Syndrome – BBC News

Two brothers are making a documentary about siblings and Down’s Syndrome. Nick Bourne’s younger brother Alex has Down’s…

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Families and their Down’s Syndrome children score another winner with World Cup ‘Three Lions’ video – ITV News

Stars of a heart-warming video that went viral have done it again ahead of England’s semi-final World…

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WNY musician with down syndrome inspires people around the world – WIVB-TV News 4

Sujeet Desai eats, sleeps, and breathes music. “I practice at least 3 hours everyday,” said Sujeet Desai,…

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“It’s a beautiful thing”: Mum’s pride as couple with Down’s syndrome celebrate 23 YEARS of marriage – Mirror.co.uk

A mum has revealed her joy as her daughter and son-in-law who both have Down’s syndrome celebrate…

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Pop up opera created by writer with Down Syndrome – Watford Observer

Max Lewis is a writer and director who has Down Syndrome and has spent most of his…

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Halifax town crier makes history as first in Canada with Down syndrome – Toronto Star

When Will Brewer was walking in the Halifax Pride parade with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last summer,…

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Family fight stigma around Down’s syndrome diagnosis after miracle baby Eilidh defies odds – Scottish Daily Record

David and Lynn Patterson were shocked when a doctor told them having a child with Down’s syndrome…

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Scientists Spot Gene Linking Down Syndrome, Early Alzheimer’s – Health Day

British researchers are zeroing in on the genes that they believe are responsible for early onset Alzheimer’s…

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Nurse, 32, gives birth to ‘one in a million’ twins, one of whom has Down’s syndrome – Daily Mail

A proud mother has spoken of her pride after welcoming a set of one-in-a-million twin girls; one…

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Trump confidant accused of mocking story of Down’s syndrome girl taken from mother at border – Telegraph.co.uk

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump provoked an angry backlash on Tuesday night by apparently dismissing…

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Genetic link discovered between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome could pave way for future treatment – The Economic Times

Genes linking Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome have been discovered, a new research has claimed. Scientists from The…

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What happened when some young kids met a woman with Down syndrome – Aleteia EN

There’s power in personal interaction. It’s one thing to know a few facts about a condition; it’s another…

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Will people with Down syndrome unlock the mystery of Alzheimer’s disease? – ABC News

Michael Clayburgh has a long family history of Alzheimer’s and his grandfather died from the disease. Clayburgh is…

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Woman with Down’s syndrome had ‘faeces-caked’ catheter left inside her by care home staff before she died – Mirror.co.uk

A woman with Down’s syndrome had a dirty catheter left inside her by care home staff before…

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Glasgow dancer with Down’s syndrome to speak at world congress – STV News

An inspirational dancer from Glasgow is set to take part in the biggest Down’s syndrome congress in…

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Pope Francis says having an abortion after pre-natal tests such as Down’s Syndrome screenings is ‘the same thing as Nazis pursuing a pure race’ – Daily Mail

Pope Francis declared having an abortion after finding birth defects in an unborn child was just as…

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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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