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Chelsea Werner: The Girl with Down’s Syndrome Who Became a Two-Time Champion in Gymnastics

Down’s syndrome is one of the most challenging and debilitating conditions that affect children in the world. It’s a genetic disorder which makes muscular and skeletal development very slow and faulty. 368 more words

SCIENCE

Good People Doing Good Things -- A Kit and Kaboodle!

It’s that time again, time for a look at some of the good people who are out there doing good things for our world.  I think you will enjoy today’s selections … and here … you’re going to need these… 1,374 more words

Social Commentary

Down's Syndrome, disability, abortion, euthanasia and the church

Last week, the Church of England Synod debated a motion concerning the rights and welfare of people with Downs’ Syndrome.  We spent a bit of time talking about this as church elders this week.  659 more words

The Christian Life

A Different Type of Team

I recently joined my school’s Unified Bowling Team. This team consists of both Special Ed and non Special Ed kids. The goal of the team is to give the Special Ed kids the experience of a varsity team, though in my opinion it is nothing like a varsity team; in a good way. 633 more words

Downs Syndrome - A life worth living.

“The Church of England’s ruling body has voted unanimously in favour of valuing people with Down’s syndrome. The General Synod backed a motion calling on the government to ensure that parents who have been told their unborn child has… 971 more words

Life

It's nine o'clock on a Saturday...

The first Saturday Synod in London began in a sombre mood. By 9.00 outside Church House, as people arrived, safeguarding victims, survivors and campaigners were joined by members (including those Bishops engaged with safeguarding matters) for a time of silence and prayer. 3,667 more words

General Synod

A safe church

I couldn’t be in the Synod Chamber for the start of today’s business, as much as I wanted to be.  In fact, I was on the ‘Big Breakfast’ show on ‘Premier Radio’ with Lisa Gutwein, a member of the congregation at Southwark Cathedral and also the author of the recently published book ‘Doorkins the Cathedral Cat’.  756 more words

Andrew Nunn