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INSPIRATIONAL SARAH MERRIMAN AND HER DAD ANDY JOIN US ON WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY Andy and his daughter Sarah joined Ruth, Kelly, Janet and Linda to talk about her life with Down's syndrome. Andy recently wrote a book, A Major Adjustment, about his daughter's journey as an adult. So they join...
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A system in which every student, regardless of disability or difference, is welcomed and supported in regular classrooms and where all students learn together and reach their full potential - academically, socially and emotionally. A place that respects and values diversity and prepares all students...
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We are delighted to share that SSDS members Kathleen and Denise have featured in the latest copy of Best Magazine - out today.

Congratulations to you both on a wonderful interview, we are so proud!

Jack Adcock, six, died hours after being admitted to hospital with sickness and vomiting.
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John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.
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Would you want to live next to someone with a learning difficulty? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-42108416 interesting how race vs. disability is handled in this article on the BBC

A question posed in one school's diversity lesson prompts a parent to complain.
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"Let's make our goal to be Alzheimer's free, not Down's syndrome free"

Richard Dawkins in an interview in the Sunday Times today repeats his view that there is only one sensible thing to do after a scan for DS. Sadly Richard doesn't appear to have been exposed to the truly rich and diverse nature of all humanity, otherwise he may have a different view.

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This election I have been watching a lot of politics and I haven’t seen anyone like me. People with a learning disability have been invisible from the deba
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Pls share this story about shocking levels of physical abuse in special schools. this is not about isolated cases and neither is it a surprise - this is inheren...t in a system that separates children from their peers, their families and their communities - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39530915

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Children were pinned to the floor and strapped into chairs, a BBC Radio 5 live investigation finds.
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A woman with Down's Syndrome has achieved her dream of becoming a weather presenter following a Facebook campaign supported by tens of thousands of people. Mélanie Ségard, 21, has been offered the chance to present the weather on national channel France 2 after challenging French broadcasters to tak...
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Great Podcast series on issues around DS from Steve Palmer

This episode it's time to look at employment for people with Down's Syndrome - Getting jobs is still a huge challenge for people like my Stan (although look - he's ready!) but let's travel to North Ca
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Isabella was rejected from design school because she has Down Syndrome. But she didn't let that stop her from pursuing her dream.