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‘She is shouting out that beauty is everywhere and in everyone’: Model with Down syndrome, 21, walks in eight shows at New York Fashion Week – including one for her own label – Daily Mail

At just 21 years of age Madeline Stuart has rubbed shoulders with some of the fashion industry’s…

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Guernsey dad develops app to help daughters with Autism – ITV News

A Guernsey father has developed a specialised app to help two of his daughters who have autism. Trevor…

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Disabled teenager who met Harry and Meghan at WellChild charity do was barred from returning to school to sit her A-levels ‘for having too much time off SICK’ – Daily Mail

A disabled schoolgirl who met Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after being honoured for battling two incurable…

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Belton boy with cerebral palsy gets a puppy with deformed leg who’s ‘just like me’ – Greenville News

It was all smiles and wagging tails at Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville Saturday morning as…

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Life insurer sold policy to man with Down’s syndrome using cold call tactics – The Guardian

An Australian insurance company sold life insurance to a young man with Down’s syndrome after calling him…

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Bedale resident sets herself a year of challenges for Brittle Bone Society – Darlington and Stockton Times

A FORMER Bedale resident is helping a charity which has played a major part in her life…

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Preston mum’s fraud fears after £1,200 order for sensory equipment for Down Syndrome twins ‘vanishes’ – Lancashire Evening Post

A mum of two disabled boys says she feels ‘physically sick’ after money raised for the youngsters…

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Mother in NHS plea for spinal muscular atrophy drug – BBC News

A mother whose six-year-old son has a rare muscle wasting disease says his future is dark if…

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Child’s cerebral palsy book to help others understand her life – BBC News

When she was just five-years-old Elan wanted to help her friends and teachers understand her cerebral palsy. So…

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Trans model with cerebral palsy Aaron Philip signed by major modelling agency – Pink News

One of the world’s leading modelling agencies has signed black, transgender and disabled model Aaron Philip. The 17-year-old…

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Rugby mother sets up brain injury support group after being struck by car – Rugby Advertiser

A 24-year-old mother who was left with a severe brain injury when she was struck by a…

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The two gorgeous Welsh primary schoolchildren with Down’s Syndrome modelling for M&S – Wales Online

They may be not even be 10 years old but these two Welsh children are taking the…

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Mum keeps daughter with cerebral palsy on bus after row with Swindon Borough Council – Swindon Advertiser

A MUM is fearing for the safety of her daughter with cerebral palsy after the council changed…

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Hull mum says schools are ‘failing children with autism because they’re too expensive and time-consuming’ – Hull Daily Mail

A frustrated mum has accused Hull schools of failing children with autism – because children with the…

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Author with cerebral palsy hosts signing of her remarkable book at Beatons Tearooms, Chester – The Chester Standard

A DETERMINED young author with cerebral palsy has held a book signing at a Chester city centre…

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Parents of daughter with Down’s syndrome adopt boy with same condition – Metro

Children with Down’s syndrome are often hard to place into adopted homes. The husband and wife, from…

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Vicky Pattison nominates Chloe Tear, a student with cerebral palsy, for the Unsung Hero gong in our health awards – The Sun

I’M A Celebrity winner Vicky Pattison has nominated Chloe Tear, in the Unsung Hero category, for breaking…

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9-year-old with brittle bone disease lights up with joy after getting tiny red Porsche and a Bruno Mars-themed birthday – Meaww

Little Benjamin Ganding’s ninth birthday turned into a heartwarming moment for those present, as the young boy’s…

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How Lyme disease has blighted my life after a walk in the New Forest – Daily Echo

Dave Townsend was just 23 when he was bitten by a tic on a day out in…

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Mum abused in Intu by total stranger over her severely autistic son – Derbyshire Live

A single mum was approached in Intu by a stranger who asked why her severely autistic son…

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