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Scaffolder with Down's Syndrome's mother praises boss for giving son a chance – This Is Wiltshire

Thursday, 10 February, 2022

Scaffolder with Down's Syndrome's mother praises boss for giving son a chance – This Is Wiltshire

Martyn Coles and Todd Scanlon on BBC News Photo: BBC

 
The mother of a young man with Down's Syndrome has praised the manager of a scaffolding firm for giving her son the chance to achieve his dreams.
32-year-old Todd Scanlon was given a scaffolding apprentiship by Martyn Coles at his company Coles Scaffolding, and has recently been accepted onto a course to become a fully qualified scaffolder in what could be a UK first for someone with Down's Syndrome.
Todd's mother Vicky Scanlon has praised Martyn for giving Todd a chance where others wouldn't.
Read more at: https://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/19911186.mum-tells-scaffolding-firm-boss-i-cant-explain-much-means-me-work-downs-syndrome-son/

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