Girl with Down's Syndrome sells painting to raise awareness

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.

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Down's Syndrome Awareness Week

Today (March 18) marks the beginning of national Down's Syndrome Awareness Week. Its aims is to increase greater understanding of visual acuity and what it means for people with Down's syndrome.