Blogging is a very popular tool for many people to get their thoughts, opinions and experiences across to a wider audience. Here are some bloggers that HDSSG recommend you take a look at –
The Futures Rosie – a superb dads blog, written by Tom, following the progress of his beautiful daughter Rosie who was prenatally diagnosed with Down Syndrome.
Downs Side Up – an award winning blog written by Hayley, mum to Natty. The mission is simple, to gently change the perception of Down’s Syndrome from within hearts.
Down’s Syndrome Raising Awareness & Shifting Attitudes – is a facebook page maintained by Caroline, mum to Seb – who shot to fame in the 2012 Marks & Spencer Christmas TV ad. The page is ‘a light hearted account following the joys, wonders, challenges, frustrations and general hilarity of family life for the Whites. You can check out the NEW blog too – for posts at your fingertips – click here!
Orange Juice Flavour Sky – follows Emily who is 21 with Down Syndrome. Written by Emily’s dad this blog shares their experiences, with a big dose of humour.
A Different View – is a wonderful collection of pictures and words composed by Amy, mum to Ella, on their journey.
Diary Of A Not So Ordinary Boy – follows the thoughts of Nancy, teacher, writer and mum to teenager Sam and his 2 siblings. A refreshingly honest account of their experiences.
Noah’s Dad – possibly THE biggest blog on all things Down Syndrome and family comes from Rick Smith. USA based, Noah’s dad offers a wealth of information and some glorious pictures and videos.
Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group’s very own Max Lockwood writes exclusively for us. His blog will take you through his experiences of being an 18 year old with Down Syndrome, his likes/dislikes, what he gets up to in his spare time (well maybe not everything!) and much more….. CHECK IT OUT HERE! http://immaxlockwood.blogspot.com/
Max as part of his work experience with Kirklees Local TV has made these great video’s too, take a look: