Data Protection & Cookies policy

…t is permitted by applicable law or where you have agreed to receive these communications from the DSA, the DSA may use your personal data to: Respond to your requests; Improve services for people with Down’s syndrome ; Improve the content of our communications; Provide you with tips, helpful information, news and updates; Notify you of new services; Seek your views on new products and services; Consider your application for employment; Assist wit…

Terms & Conditions

…ch submission to grant the DOWN’S SYNDROME ASSOCIATION a perpetual, royalty- free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that ma…

2019 Guest Blogs Review

…S European Championships in Finland. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-athlete-charlotte-cox/   Alex is a keen tennis player, he attends the DSActive tennis session with Shooters Hill Tennis Club, he attended our very first National Tennis Festival and the DSActive summer camps. We managed to grab 5 minutes with him to ask him more about why he loves sport. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/guest-blog-from-alex/   Immy is one…

Cookie Policy

…You can manage these small files yourself and find out more about them at www.aboutcookies.org. Our use of cookies Below is a list of all the cookies that are set by the Downs Syndrome Association website. If you have any questions or would like more information about these cookies, please contact us. Cookies for improving service We use Google Analytics to monitor the number of visitors to the Downs Syndrome Association website and the content v…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…ordination, but also importantly helps players to develop their social and communication skills. “Sometimes when you’re working at the top level, you forget the real basics of what football means to people, we get caught up in the winning and the losing and the hype around the professional game, but really football is this, it’s people coming out with their children on a cold autumn night and watching them enjoy themselves, with no worries about a…

Health Swap App

…f ingredients. Health Swap helps you plan for the week ahead by giving the user scroll-able ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Once you’ve planned your meals the App will automatically create a really useful shopping list. The Health Swap App does not stop there, it will also give you step by step instructions on how to prepare and cook healthy breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts and snacks. Health Swap is designed to be really easy to use,…

An update on our Leisure and Fitness training workshops

…I have better awareness of what Down’s syndrome is and what terminology to use. I would recommend the workshop to people.” DSActive Sports Officer said: “I want to see more people with Down’s syndrome becoming active or staying active. Leisure centres should be providing local physical services to the local community. Many leisure centres can provide lots of different types of activities for people with Down’s syndrome such as fitness classes, swi…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…re how to use terminologies appropriately and challenging the myths. • Our communications and our research, • Identify ways to remove specific barriers and suggest improvements, • Conclusion. How long is the workshop? • 90 minutes What do you gain from the workshop? • Be confident and more knowledge about the condition of Down’s syndrome. Book a course for your organisation The course can be delivered at your venue with your staff or host at our h…

Down’s Syndrome Association recognised as Activity Alliance Associate Member

…n as a new Associate Member and look forward to working with them over the coming years.” As Associate Members, organisations agree to understand and utilise the Activity Alliance ten principles. The principles were borne out of the Talk to Me report and developed with disabled people. If used effectively, they can help providers to make their activities more appealing to disabled people. For more information, please visit www.downs-syndrome.org.u…