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Steve's podcast comes after the blog and book 'Down's with the Kids'. It's light-hearted & sometimes serious. It's about Stanley, this "endearing, infuriating, loving and frustrating" boy. Music is kindly provided by www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Thanks for listening.

Steve's podcast comes after the blog and book 'Down's with the Kids'. It's light-hearted & sometimes serious. It's about Stanley, this "endearing, infuriating, loving and frustrating" boy. Music is kindly provided by www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Thanks for listening.
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United Kingdom

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Steve's podcast comes after the blog and book 'Down's with the Kids'. It's light-hearted & sometimes serious. It's about Stanley, this "endearing, infuriating, loving and frustrating" boy. Music is kindly provided by www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music. Thanks for listening.

Language:

English

Contact:

07905471712


Episodes

Learning disability and political activism - are we any good at it? Podcast #6

12/5/2017
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Are we in the learning disability movement any good at protesting? Steve talks to activist Paul Richards who has set up Gig Buddies and Stay up Late so that people with learning disabilities can have awesome nights out. He also introduces Jennifer, who has a learning disability and has strong views on activism. And he looks at the R Word campaign in the USA, which challenges use of the word Retard. It's Down's with the kids - the podcast. Music from www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

Duration:00:12:29

Talking to the media about your cause: a survival guide. Podcast #5

4/23/2017
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Do you wish you had the confidence to speak to the media and raise awareness for your cause? For this edition of the podcast I’m sharing some of my tips on talking to the media. I used to work at the BBC and elsewhere and also have done many interviews raising awareness about Down’s Syndrome. But you don’t need all that experience. You can do it too. I speak to a care leaver who’s done a few interviews – and a film-maker, who helps you with what to do when recording equipment’s thrust at...

Duration:00:16:53

Down's Syndrome & employment. Podcast episode 4

1/26/2017
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This episode it's time to look at employment for people with Down's Syndrome - Getting jobs is still a huge challenge for people like my Stan (although look - he's ready!) but let's travel to North Carolina, Boston and Derbyshire to hear from people with DS who are in the workplace. Attitudes are changing and it starts, not with what barriers are in place, but with what’s possible. I've got stories about how people, who have Down's, are getting into work and becoming more accepted in society.

Duration:00:15:57

Down's with the kids episode 3 - The dads

11/5/2016
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I've stumbled over an audio recording I made exactly ten years ago in November 2006. I interviewed fellow fathers about being the dad to a child with a learning disability. It never went to air...until now. As one dad says: "My son's special because he's a wonderful kid not because of the technical term." It's Down's with the kids - the podcast. Episode three.

Duration:00:14:48

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