CVS South Gloucestershire

"I Could Never Cope With One Of Them!" The Experiences Of A Mum Who Has A Child With Down Sydrome

"I Could Never Cope With One Of Them!" The Experiences Of A Mum Who Has A Child With Down Sydrome

As it is Down Syndrome Awareness Week we thought we would interview Leonie our Director and Development Support Manager to ask what she would like people to know about Downs Syndrome and to ask about her experiences of being the parent of wonderful Harrison. Leonie shares a really honest and open account of everything from the diagnosis and her joy and pride alongside the inevitable frustrating comment of others to how she has changed as a person.  

Local Charities Day December 16th - Get that warm fuzzy festive feeling

Local Charities Day December 16th - Get that warm fuzzy festive feeling

The receiving and giving of gifts is just one of the many enjoyable things about Christmas.  It can also be a time of year when we reflect and think about giving and supporting within our communities.  Combining the giving of gifts and the nice warm fuzzy feeling we get when supporting a charity can only be a win win situation.