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DSA Journal 140 Autumn / Winter 2019

Published September 2019

Contents of DSA Journal 140

DSA: Letter from the Chief Executive | News | Training and Assessment News | Health Alert campaign | Pulmonary Emboli and Down’s Syndrome | Awareness Week 2019 | My Perspective Winners | A golden celebration | The DSActive Health Swap nutrition app | Supporting employment in the heritage sector

Information: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 and Code of Practice | Let’s Talk About Relationships and Sex

Research DSA Supporting research

Health: Down’s Syndrome and Leukaemia | Sleep problems in adults with Down’s syndrome

Education: Leave No One Behind

Stories: Saajan | ‘Down2Earth’ Magazine Helps Family Meet for the First Time

Fundraising: Corporate Support | Running for The DSA | Damon Hill Golf Classic | Glow in the Park | Devon to Paris Cycle | GoSkydive | Trusts

International Group: Down Syndrome Slovenia

Museum and Theatre: Normansfield’s Artists in Residence

Book Review: An Information Officer’s view

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Our Journal is sent out twice a year to all our members. It contains news, resources, information on benefits, features, profiles of groups, research, stories by our members and book reviews. Members of the DSA receive the Journal and Down2Earth magazine twice a year.

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