Charlotte Fien's speech at the UN
How inspirational! ❤️
Positive story despite the BBC's complete inability to put the condition after the person in their headlines.
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
Interview with Sarah Gordy for the forthcoming episodes of The Silkworm, the next installment of the BBC 'Strike' series adapted from the J K Rowling penned crime books. Interesting challenge here where the talented Ms Gordy is playing a person with 'severe' LD,
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.
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
Great Podcast series on issues around DS from Steve Palmer