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Saturday, 18 February, 2023

Charity using drama to bust myths on Down Syndrome – Northwich Guardian

A GROUP of drama students living with Down syndrome are launching a campaign to challenge common misconceptions about the learning disability.

‘Myth busters’ which include false ideas such as ‘people with Down syndrome can’t read or write’ and ‘people with Down syndrome all look the same’, are being released across social media by the charity Down Syndrome Cheshire (based in Northwich) to coincide with World Down Syndrome Day on March 21

The short clips feature members of the charity’s weekly drama club as they challenge the views that act as a barrier to their inclusion and have a negative impact on their lives.

Read more at: https://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/news/23327409.charity-using-drama-bust-myths-syndrome/

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