Language and Terminology with Down Syndrome

I start this blog by expressing that these are my own views and my only expertise is to raise a daughter (who is currently 10yrs old) with Down Syndrome. I have wanted to write blogs like this for so long but have stopped myself for fear of judgement; no more.

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Questions Parents Ask Themselves After Receiving A Down Syndrome Diagnosis

You may read this and wonder what a weird question! That’s ok but I thought it was important for other carers to be assured that any question they ask themselves after a diagnosis are all perfectly normal….

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A Review of Mahdlo Youth Club in Oldham

Welcome to our review series, this time we get to review a youth club based in Oldham. When I say we, I mean myself and my daughter Ellie who has Down Syndrome. Therefore we try to see how inclusive and accessible these places are. Why Mahdlo, read on?….

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