Smashing Barriers WITHIN Disability

Yes, you read that right….WITHIN disability.  We always hear about people with disabilities needing to break down the barriers with people without disabilities. I believe, that whilst this is extremely important, we actually need to find a way to get the barriers broken down within the disability services. As a mum of a 23yo daughter with Down syndrome, nothing frustrates …

I am NOT Down syndrome.

Since the Baby Gammy incident (the little baby with Down syndrome left in Thailand by its parents after being told about the babies Down syndrome, (pictured) I have constantly been hearing about the Down syndrome baby. What is that??? It sound like a new species or something…and yes we are saying this In 2014…the 21st century! With all the amazing …

Dawkins and Disability

Who would have known, that one ignorant post from a narrow minded man, would have turned my world upside down in a week.It all started when I like most of the world, was outraged after seeing the disgusting post from Richard Dawkins on how a mother should abort a child if they know it has the condition known as Down …