Wednesday, 11 March 2015

People with Down syndrome online and in other media


Down syndrome author Grace Chen writes book with help from friend
CBC News, 8th March 2015
... Grace Chen's dream is now a reality thanks to local author Judy McFarlane. It's a collaboration that is benefiting them both ...

Elkins Man with Down Syndrome Volunteers at Fire Department
NWA Homepage, 9th March 2015
Justin Tate, or JT has grown up at the Elkins fire department where his dad is assistant chief and he's always wanted to follow in his father's footsteps ...

Moving
VATTA (Voices at the Table), 2nd March 2015
Packing up boxes for the move from my house to my new condo reminds me of my BIG MOVE 12 years ago. I was 18 years old and I had just graduated from high school. I was so excited to be moving away from my childhood home in the small town of Milk River to the big city of Lethbridge!
VATTA (Voices at the Table), 9th March 2015
Today I want to give you some tips for moving. I moved out of my house into a whole new chapter of my life! I just love it! But, moving is a lot of work!

Getting Active (video series)
Down's Syndrome Association
This year (UK) Awareness Week (16 -22 March) is all about Getting Active and Getting Involved. We want to encourage people with Down’s syndrome to Get Active and Get Involved in their local communities. Having different hobbies and leisure pursuits benefits health and overall wellbeing. It can also be a lot of fun and is a great way to make new friends.

There are so many ways to Get Active: through sport, creative or dramatic art, learning, or socialising. Here are some people to tell you all about the different things they like to do ...

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