Model Natty






Natty is changing the face of back to school advertising. Read the Telegraph article No Limits on Natty here.

Natty in the Sainsbury's back to school campaign


Read Pioneers for Children with Down's Syndrome to find out about Natty, Seb White and all the other little role models working to change perceptions, along with companies such as M&S, Weird Fish, Next, Frugi and Jojo Maman Bebe, the Eden Project and Scott Dunn who are using a variety of models.
To include Natty or another child with a disability in your company campaign, write to me downssideup@gmail.com or contact Natty's agency MOT Junior.


Natty and her family were involved in making an advert for The Eden Project. Here is the behind the scenes film showing how it was made. Watch Butterflies at Eden  on YouTube (October 2012)




Natty first worked for Frugi, pioneers in including children with differences in their advertising. (March 2012)



Read what is is like behind the scenes at a Frugi photo shoot here.


Natty appears for a second time for Frugi in their SS13 catalogue.




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Then Jojo Maman Bebe  agreed to have Natty and Seb White model for their Christmas '12 catalogue. 
Click here to see the finished product.



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Natty's first newspaper appearance in The Sun
and write-up by journalist Alison Smith -Squire
How Natty, born with Down's, became a model



Natty's appearance in the Mail Online
Parents' Joy as 5 Year Old with Down's Syndrome becomes a Model




Downs Side Up go on ITV Daybreak
Natty, Born with Down's Syndrome, Appears on TV




Our double page spread in Bella Magazine














We met at the DSA Head Office for a photo shoot with 7 other models with Down's Syndrome who are currently working in the UK. Here is the article that The Sun newspaper printed.


Downs Side Up is a regular on BBC Radio Cornwall and has recently been interviewed by Heart Radio (listen to our interview here).

Hayley appeared live on Spin1038.com in Dublin and the Interactive Lunch on Radio Devon.


Read the Parentdish article Model Behaviour here.



Natty, big sister and I cut the ribbon on a beauty salon on its opening day. Beauty really does come in many forms.