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Let’s make inclusion happen!   Hi everyone, welcome back to my blog. I hope you all had a great Easter. In this post I want to talk about the need of having inclusion not only at schools but also for after school activities and I will be...

Wear Your Crown for World Down Syndrome Day 21.03.21 Hi all! Today my blog post is dedicated to World Down’s Syndrome Day (WDSD) which is on 21st March. If some of you don’t know, WDSD falls on 21st March like the three copies of Chromosome 21...

The End of a Journey.   This week I received my Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts. Because of Covid19 the course couldn’t finish in June 2020 but only in October. Unfortunately we couldn’t have a proper ceremony but MCAST is planning to do it later....

Anyone can be a disability advocate so let us all hold hands Hello and Happy New Year!! Welcome back to the ‘No Assumptions, Please’ blog. In today’s post I shall be sharing with you some of my experiences from an advocacy course I recently did and...

Let kids learn that we are not so different after all Recently, for World Disability Day on 3rd December, I took part on a panel about friendships for young people with disabilities organised by Malta’s CRPD (Commission for People with Disabilities), University of Malta and Opening...

Opening Doors to the Performing Arts: Difference and Diversity Edited by Jo Butterworth Published by Opening Doors Opening Doors Association, Malta, is an arts organization that provides opportunities for adults (18+) with diverse intellectual needs in the performing arts. In 2018, we published a collection of essays written...

Hi today I would like to say something about friendships. My friends have always been there for me. They help me when I struggle and if I ask them to help me, they will. They are willing to listen to me and help me understand...

Hi, I’m Angela Bettoni and I’m 19 years old. I have Down’s Syndrome but that does not mean that I think about it much because that it is not all who I am. Last year I started Opening Doors. I’m glad that I am going...

Ribbons, balls, tambourines, bean bags, sensory tiles, hula hoops….a bonanza of colour, texture, movement and sound! These are just a few of the resources that Opening Doors has purchased over the last few months as part of its ‘Resource Box’ project, funded by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ’s...

Opening Doors is pleased to announce a full day of workshops on 08th February 2020 at Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta, encompassing music, dance and theatre and featuring some of the best practitioners, performers, researchers and academics in the field. To book your place kindly email us on...