06/03/2020

  Amber and Me is a feature-length documentary film that follows a young girl, Amber, who has Down’s Syndrome, as she begins mainstream education with her twin sister, Olivia.   Although Amber’s first school experience is positive, she soon starts to lose interest and asks to stay at home. Sister Olivia tries to help Amber with her school work, in the knowledge that if the situation doesn’t improve, Amber may have to go to a different school.     The…

26/02/2016

To commemorate the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day, Wyn Evans, a column writer for Cardiff Times, and loving father to his Down Syndrome daughter , shared a moving status on his facebook page yesterday: ‘I’ve often wondered what I would say or do if someone dissed Angharad or her Down Syndrome in front of her and me. I hope I would respond politely but informatively. I hope I would respond at all. I’m lucky, cos I have the…