An amazing series of photographs of people with Down Syndrome by Frank Freeman. You must visit!
Cross All Borders: Hong Kong Festival Showcasing New Visual Artists with Disabilities 2014 – is calling for entries.
The 6th Cross All Borders is now open for application. The Festival aims to explore the talents of budding visual artists with disabilities and provides a platform for them to showcase and further develop their artistic potential. Winning artwors will be exhibited at Sha Tin Town Hall Exhibition Gallery.
Application Deadline: 6pm, 9 May 2014 (Friday).
More information here.
After a severe accident Charlotte White lost a lot of her abilities. However, now she is a celebrated musician and composer. The wonders of determination mixed with technology.
To read the full BBC article, please click here. Or to listen to the interview, follow this link.
Dergin Tokmak -is a phenomenal dancer
When he was just a 1-year-old toddler in Germany, Dergin Tokmak was stricken with polio and left partially paralyzed from the waist down. It didn't stop him.
Arts to educate, a perfect example.
To read the whole article please visit The Guardian or click on the image above.
Marks & Spencer is the first big brand to include a boy with Down's Syndrome in its media campaign. Little Seb made his debut this week and it has caused quite a stir.
It does beg the question, why is it such a big thing? And more importantly, why does it not happen more often? He is just like any other kid except for that one thing...he is so incredibly handsome!
Want to know more about the advert, check The Independent.
Would like to see a bit more of Seb, have a look on the BBC website.
I hope you didn't miss the opening of the Paralympic Games yesterday.
If you thought you saw courage, strength & determination at the Olympic Games, you ain't seen nothing yet. Let the most exciting Games commence!
Below you can find a compilation of the highlights of the opening ceremony.
But also, have a quick read on the Guardian website, Richard Willliams very eloquently touched the essence of what these Games are about. You can find the article here.
There you go, therapy does not have to be boring!
Taken from the Reuters website, please click here.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb