"It does seem a little wrong nominating Hayley for a Lifetime Achiever Award – I don’t think she’s anywhere near done yet!"
The National Diversity Awards celebrate inclusion across race, gender, sexuality and disability.I am
Reading the comments from those who have voted is the most humbling experience of my life, I can truly say that. I know that my little blog cannot win such an accolade, but the outcome doesn't matter, to be shortlisted would mean that we have brought Learning Disability to the fore once more.
"If, back on that scan day, we had come home and read about Natty's modelling, seen her reading, jumping, horse riding, laughing and loving life we would not have felt so scared for the future.
9 out of 10 unborn babies given a diagnosis of Down's Syndrome are aborted. Hayley may just be saving lives with her blog."
If you could spare a couple of minutes to vote, it really would mean a lot to me and to the Down's syndrome community. Here's what the page says:
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Voting closes on June 21st.