As teenagers with Down syndrome enter adulthood, along with their peers they develop their own voice, enter meaningful relationships, cab find their way in the work-place and a home to call their own.

Here young people with Down syndrome and their families share their life-stories, we hope they will inspire and enlighten you.
Bethany <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Bethany

“My daughter didn’t believe she was beautiful – until she heard the words come from& ...

George <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

George

Hi I am Tatty. I am Greek but have always lived in England. When I was pregnant with my son George ...

Anghard aka ACE aka The Girl <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Anghard aka ACE aka The Girl

Our lovely daughter was born weighing 3 lbs 9 oz, five weeks prematurely with Down Syndrome (DS) ...

Megan <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/neutral.png?189db0&189db0">

Megan

Hi I am Megan Wilcox and I have Down Syndrome but that doesn’t stop me being amazing. I ...

Heidi  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/neutral.png?189db0&189db0">

Heidi

Hiya, my name is Heidi and I am 22 and I live independently in a flat, I have been living there ...

Daniya <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/antenatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Daniya

What do you write when trying to tell the world about your life with a child who has Down? ...

Tom  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Tom

In 2001 our beautiful baby daughter Emily was born. Having suffered several miscarriages and ...

Oliver  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Oliver

The thing is, at the beginning, all you can imagine is unhappiness and dissatisfaction, such ...

Alex  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Alex

Alex is our much-loved second boy of three. Three boys are trouble whichever way you look at it, ...

Emily  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/postnatal.png?189db0&189db0">

Emily

In some circles, the 12th of August is known as The Glorious Twelfth. I can’t argue with that – it ...

Emily by Emily  <img src="https://positiveaboutdownsyndrome.co.uk/neutral.png?189db0&189db0">

Emily by Emily

Hello my name is Emily. I’m 25. I love my life. Life is fulfilling and beautiful thing to have. ...

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If you are a new/expectant mum, dad, friend or relative and you want to ask us something, just ask, send us a message using the form below, email or phone, no one will be offended. Whilst everyone’s experiences are different, we’ve all been where you are before. We are a UK based organisation.

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