About Hayley

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Hayley Newman (Goleniowska)


Hayley, the author of DownSide Up is a former language teacher and Mum of two. Natty, the youngest, has Down's Syndrome and is a clothing model in her spare time.

She aims to gently change perceptions of the condition and support other parents through her inspirational blog, writing articles and lecturing teachers and medical professionals, as well as campaigning at parliamentary level and through media interviews.

She is also a Huff Post Blogger, a Mencap Mumbassador and multiple award winner.

Hayley, along with her daughter Mia, have published a children's book, I Love You Natty to help families learn to love life with a child who has a difference.

I love you Natty

 Read Hayley's posts on SNJ

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