Friday, 28 March 2014

People with Down Syndrome in the media, on social media

Matthew Lloyd and Oliver
Many articles, photos and videos have been published during the last week, in association with World Down Syndrome Day - see our posts over the last two weeks for more:

Hayley Rose Photography's beautiful series of photos of Dirty Feet at Shopfront 
Dirty Feet, 21st March 2014
 - featuring Chris Bunton in the recent 'Out of the Studio' performance.

Kroger worker breaks down barriers for those with Down SyndromeEmily Longnecker, 13wthr.com, 13th March 2014
It's an untapped labor force more employers are discovering every day. People with disabilities are breaking down barriers on the job ...

Event to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day
Matthew Dixon, Ballarat Courier, 19th March 2014
Kesiah Glenane works two jobs, lives on her own and is an avid swimmer, basketballer and golfer ...

Chris's K9 Krunchies - Chris's Micro-enterprise
BetterNZ, September 2013
Short video about Chris's micro-business ...

Everafter Theatre Company - dance workshop
A very short video clip from a dance workshop with choreographer and teacher, Dean Watson - be sure to watch it all the way through, especially the last 20 seconds.
(Thanks to Accessible Arts on Facebook for the link).

Actors with learning disabilities chosen to work with Royal Shakespeare Company
Lisa Glover, Learning Disability Today - News, 18th March 2014
A theatre company of actors with learning disabilities has been chosen by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) to be part of its Open Stages project, in what has been described as "a triumph for inclusion" ...

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