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World Down Syndrome Day

Happy WDSD to you all. For those who dont know World Down Syndrome day happens on 21st March every year. This is because of the triplication of the 21st chromosome in a person with DS. DS is very important to me. I am lucky enough to have a younger brother who has DS and I… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day

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Dear Jason.

Dear Jason, During my walk on Monday I saw you, you came to me as a Robin and sat on a bench where I stood. I tried to take a picture but you obviously didn't want me to as you flew away once my phone was ready. I imagine you'd have been that mischievous if… Continue reading Dear Jason.

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A World Without Down Syndrome?

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and to me is pretty important. As you may know October is also Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and for me, both go hand in hand. Last night a documentary was shown on BBC Two called A World Without Down Syndrome, a documentary that I'd been dying to… Continue reading A World Without Down Syndrome?