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Ways we have grown this month: There’s no rush

Liz Arriens Me: “I think Coraline’s bored.” My mum: “I don’t think she’s bored; I think you’re bored.” Me: “I feel like maybe she needs different books with musical buttons.” Mum: “I think she likes the buttons in the books she has. You know the main thing she likes is to be with you.” This Read more about Ways we have grown this month: There’s no rush[…]

The Down Syndrome Bill – a chance for positive change

Wouldn’t Change A Thing are proud to support the campaign by the National Down Syndrome Policy Group to introduce The Down Syndrome Bill. Together, we have the opportunity to effect real change for our community! Take a read about what they are trying to achieve and how you can help below. The Down Syndrome Bill Read more about The Down Syndrome Bill – a chance for positive change[…]

Emma

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and this year Wouldn’t Change A Thing are running their ‘A Day in the Life’ campaign. Individuals with Down syndrome, their families and friends are sharing stories about what ‘a day in the life’ is like for them. By pulling back the curtain and letting people peek inside their Read more about Emma[…]

Cian

October is Down syndrome awareness month. Our campaign this month is called ‘A Day in the Life’. Throughout the month we will be sharing blogs from our community about what it’s like having someone with Down syndrome in their lives. Today we share Cian’s story, written by mum, Emma. If I am honest, before Cian, I could Read more about Cian[…]

Mia

October is Down syndrome awareness month. Our campaign this month is called ‘A Day in the Life’. Throughout the month we will be sharing blogs from our community about what it’s like having someone with Down syndrome in their lives. Today we share Mia’s story, written by mum, Louise. Well, today has been much like any Read more about Mia[…]

Summer

October is Down syndrome awareness month. Our campaign this month is called ‘A Day in the Life’. Throughout the month we will be sharing blogs from our community about what it’s like having someone with Down syndrome in their lives. Today we share Summer’s story, written by mum, Leanne. Summer was an unexpected, late, but Read more about Summer[…]

Odhrán

October is Down syndrome awareness month. Our campaign this month is called ‘A Day in the Life’. Throughout the month we will be sharing blogs from our community about what it’s like having someone with Down syndrome in their lives. Today we share Odhrán’s story, written by mum, Aoife. A day on the life of Read more about Odhrán[…]