2019 Guest Blogs Review

…nk of an eye 2019 has been and gone. We have lots of new exciting projects coming this year, but for now we wanted to take a look back at all the people who sent us guest blogs for our website last year. Did you meet Ben? Ben is an incredibly busy 18 year old. He goes to the gym, does gymnastics, plays for the Moorside Rangers DSActive football team and plays tennis. He also spends Thursday night at Team Swag, but I will let him explain all about…

Data Protection & Cookies policy

…data. The DSA will only collect personal data to serve a specific business, commercial, or legal purpose and only gather the minimum amount needed. The DSA will use only fair and lawful means to obtain the personal data. The DSA will be transparent in dealings with data subjects whose personal data the DSA holds. The DSA will obtain a data subject’s informed consent to process his or her personal data in cases where it is necessary and appropriat…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…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 children…

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…of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. In no event will the DOWN’S SYNDROME ASSOCIATION be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use of th…

Visiting the Electric Eels

…he Electric Eels? 5 years Do you do any other sports or activities? Dancing, trampolining, multi-skills sport Why do you like swimming? I like seeing my friends What is your best memory of swimming? Swimming galas Pauline Walker, Founder of Electric Eels: How long have you been involved with Electric Eels? I founded the club 10 years ago after being involved with disability swimming for 25 years. I am passionate about all aspects of the club and I…

Visiting the Lions, Tigers and Cubs of Longfleet

…1 coaches with Down’s syndrome helping to run the sessions. You can read more about their achievements here. The Cubs’ sessions started and ended with a fun game to get everyone moving. Each player also got to take part in a range of different activities to build up their motor skills and, most importantly, to ensure they had fun. Each session is run with huge amounts of enthusiasm and everyone left with a big smile on their face. The session’s in…

Q&A with Christopher, winner of Newcastle United Foundation Disability Player of the Year!

…the Community do? It’s amazing how football can have such an effect in the community, touching the lives of people who are struggling with all sorts of difficulties. The work the Foundation does is truly inspirational when you see what it achieves in giving people support, and hope. How did you find out Christopher had won the Disability Player of the Year award? We were asked by one of his coaches to prepare a few words about Christopher as he ha…