The arts


The best podcasts to listen to in isolation

If you’ve been social distancing or self-isolating, you might be looking for new things to do to keep yourself entertained and stay positive during this challenging time.


The power of art and #LotsOfSocks on World Down Syndrome Day

At 21-years-old, Indian artist and illustrator Jijo Das is winning the praise of people around the world with his art. This year, Jijo’s design has been chosen for World Down Syndrome Day’s #LotsOfSocks campaign, he tells us how we can all learn from each other.




Making memories with Music Mirrors

We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.


Interview with the team behind new BBC disability documentary, ill, actually

Living with a hidden disability poses its own challenges, but the internet allows you to escape reality to forge a world outside of your illness or disability. Now, a new BBC documentary – ill, actually – is shining a light on the experiences of three young people living with a hidden illness or disability.


Emilia Clarke opens up about brain surgery

Game of Thrones actress, Emilia Clarke, who plays fan favourite Daenerys Targaryen, has opened up about her experience with brain surgery in a piece for The New Yorker.


Just dance with DanceSyndrome

Jen Blackwell always dreamed of being a dancer and dance leader. However, she was unable to find dance training suitable for people with learning disabilities. So, Jen, who has Down’s syndrome, decided to do something about it.








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