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…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…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 enjoy it and how good the coaches are with the young players, so it’s 100% positive. “It’s not just about coaching, it’s about enjoyment, pure and simple. The main thing is that they go home e…

Simplyhealth supports innovative nutrition programme for people with Down’s syndrome

…mme on healthy eating. DSActive will work with a nutritionist to develop up-to-date nutrition advice for people with Down’s syndrome, including a fact sheet for parents and easy to read versions for people with Down’s syndrome. A nutrition based app will also be developed in co-operation with Middlesex University. Carol Boys, Chief Executive of the DSA says: “DSActive’s nutrition campaign is a significant development for the project. The football…

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…Maps Icons Collection https://mapicons.mapsmarker.com inline with Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license (CC BY SA 3.0). Use of IP addresses An IP address is a set of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log on to your Internet service provider or through your organisation’s local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). Web servers automatically identify your computer by the IP address…

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

…our expectations. What do you think about the work Newcastle United in 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…

Great rallying at Swindon’s tennis session

…lly nice to see. One of the players said “I love playing tennis and I love coming here to practise my skills. One day I want to be a professional tennis player.” It was very clear to see how much the players enjoyed the session. A lot of that was down to the great coaching…players were learning different skills and techniques but they were having fun, which is what DSActive is all about. Towards the end of the session, two of the players were havi…

DSActive join forces with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

…wn’s syndrome to play snooker. This will also create a route for those club-based players to compete in our WDBS events, knowing that they will enjoy the same positive experience in both environments.” Alex Rawle, DSActive Project Manager said: “We are really excited to work with WDBS and WPBSA to support more people with Down’s syndrome to play snooker. Snooker is a great sport for people with Down’s syndrome to play, we know many people with Dow…

What is a healthy diet?

…trointestinal conditions and hypothyroidism. The Down’s Syndrome Association’s Health Series contains more information on these conditions and can be found on the DSA’s website www.downs-syndrome.org.uk For more information on the Health Swap app please click here or email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk…

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…hat can benefit the rest of their lives. For more information about WorkFit please contact the team on 0333 12 12 300, email us on dsworkfit@downs-syndrome.org.uk or visit the WorkFit website:www.dsworkfit.org.uk…