Thursday, 23 January 2014

People with Down syndrome in the media

Runcorn swimmer Ashley-Kate Schlenner is preparing to head to Mexico to represent Australia at an international event
Hayley Sultane, Courier Mail, 11th January 2014
... Ashley-Kate Schlenner has only just returned from representing Australia at a major international event and she is already in preparation for her next challenge. The 21-year-old swimmer, who has Down syndrome, has been selected to wear the green and gold and represent Australia at the 7th Down Syndrome International World Championship to be held in Mexico in November ...

Woman with Down syndrome retires after fulfilling career
Scott Hewitt, The Columbian, 12th January 2014
... Shelli Fanning has just hung up her apron and rubber gloves after a 23-year housekeeping career at the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay ...

Growing Up Down's
William Jessop, Down's Syndrome Association (London), 16th January 2014
... I filmed the actors both inside the theatre and at home for a year, sharing every step of what would become a life-changing journey. The film we have made is very intimate. I hope that it will explode some unhelpful myths ...
Maine couple living with disabilities create real-life fairytale romance
Aubrie Howard, Bangor Daily News, 15th January 2014
... Their first date was in 2005 when Kennedy took Dyer to her junior prom. Fast-forward eight years, and Kennedy, now 29, and Dyer, 26, are engaged. Kennedy proposed in May at Boston Public Gardens, surrounded by a bed of multicolored tulips. The couple has set a wedding date of August 2014 in Dyer’s hometown of Surry ...

No comments: