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2019 Guest Blogs Review

…ursday night at Team Swag, but I will let him explain all about that. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/meet-ben/   Our colleague Vinay is a very keen cook, and he loves his spices! He often tells us about all the dishes he has been cooking so we asked him what were his top 5, and the results made us all hungry! https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/vinay-shares-his-cooking-tips/     Kate is the editor of the Down2Earth magazine here at the Down’s Syndr…

Cookie Policy

…improving your user experience   We also use cookies to help improve your use of the site: Name Content Expires Randomly generated string Session cookie used by our website framework. When you close your browser dsa_cookie_message Text to test if you’ve been shown the cookie warning message. 1 week style Stores your font size preference. When you close your browser If you have any questions about these cookies and how they are used, please contac…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…He helped players with their shooting skills and he refereed a match. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXCpf0WP_sU Photo credit from The PHA Grou “This group are just fantastic, their enthusiasm, their humanity and their affection, it’s very difficult not to enjoy their company. When I was asked to come here tonight, I was more than happy and it’s great to see them all again. “Our Foundation does a wonderful job, and you can see how much the childr…

New Health Swap app launches to improve digital skills and encourage positive lifestyle choices for people with Down’s syndrome

…hemselves, in their own time, in the ‘Me’ section of the app. The app then uses that information to reward users with badges and points for planning, shopping, cooking and eating healthy meals, and also tracks, records and rewards increased physical activity. All about the visuals The app uses lots of visual icons. In fact, Health Swap contains 300 food icons, many of which we’ve custom designed. We’ve also created 70 different activity icons whic…

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…

Health Swap App

…The App is built to be really user friendly however we have also created an instructions for use PDF, which you can download here: Health Swap Instructions for use

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…delivers? • Understanding people with Down’s syndrome, • Understanding the common Health conditions, • Explore 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. Bo…