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The parents of a disabled child are planning to work with the Asian community in Leicestershire to break down the barriers and misconceptions about living with Down's syndrome.
The mother of Fatima Sabat was unsure about Down's syndrome when her daughter was born.
Fatima is fit and well, and her parents are now trying to educate the community.
Two swimmers from the Midlands who have Down's Syndrome are in Nottingham preparing for their next international competition.
ITV News Central went to meet Clare Crawford and Andy Banks as part of Down's Syndrome Awareness Week.
A photographer from Peterborough has created an unusual set of portraits for an exhibition to raise awareness of Down's Syndrome.
Terry Harris's own five year old daughter Lucy has the condition - and he invited other people with Down's Syndrome and their families to send messages - which are all included in the pictures Stuart Leithes has this report...
A Midland artist has sold her first piece of work proving disability does not have to be a disadvantage.
Money raised from the sale of a print by Katie Rickersey, who has Down's Syndrome, will help other artists with the same condition.
Budding artist Katie Rickersey, has sold her first painting following four years of art classes.
Katie, who lives with Down's syndrome, is selling her work and donating the money to the Heart & Sold project, which inspires people with Down's syndrome to take up visual arts.
She told ITV News Central that she loves going to classes.
Katie Rickersley, an artist with Down's Syndrome, is selling off her recent paintings to raise money for Down's Syndrome Awareness Week.
Katie, 32, from Mansfield, has been painting for four years and has now sold her first work of art.
The painting, called 'Summertime', was put on display in Macclesfield at an exhibition for artists with Down's syndrome. The event was run by Heart & Sold. She was one of 10 artists to have her work chosen.
Every year Down's Syndrome Association targets one aspect of living with the condition. This year it's raising awareness of the poor visual acuity in Down's syndrome and the impact is has upon daily life.