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Book Review: My Emily

My Emily by Matt Patterson is a family’s story of a young daughter born with Down’s Syndrome who is then diagnosed with leukemia at the age of two. 481 more words


The Power Of One Band

I will hold my hands up and say that I do love a bit of Maroon 5, I can dance along, I can sing along at the top of my lungs and I can sing the majority of their first album without prompt… but I have never classed myself as a ‘fan’. 643 more words


Letter G Scrap Book

Using the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ photo album I created this book for my son to practice the ‘g’ sound as this is one of the many letters that he struggled with.   39 more words

Downs Syndrome

A Social History of Learning Disability: Langdon Down Museum

Now beautifully restored to its original condition, part of the old Normansfield hospital building between Kingston and Teddington is home to the Down’s Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability and Normansfield Theatre. 749 more words

Public History

Of Words and Of Kindness, No Holds Barred

My brother Sean, a gifted and impassioned writer, posted an article about a coach and mentor working to eradicate the  use of the word ‘retard’ this week: 951 more words


#TOTW from 24-02-15 - 'Children see a person not a disability'

Well, as I said the other week, i’m trying to tweet less and pick out the more interesting stories, articles snippets etc from the news. Less is more me thinks! 144 more words

#MySundayPhoto 1/3/15

My photo is of Baby’s single palm crease compared to my palm creases. I know there is a big size difference but it’s still really visible. 62 more words