About Down's Syndrome : Ageing and Dementia

Group of people at DSA training session

Ageing and Dementia Training

Study day with information about what Down’s syndrome is and what specific learning strengths and weaknesses can be associated with having Down’s syndrome. Learn about the link between Down’s syndrome and dementia, how to recognize the stages of dementia and developing strategies to support individuals who have been diagnosed with dementia. There will be a particular focus on changes in behaviour, effective communication and the impact of the surrounding environment. Download full details | Bespoke enquiry form

We work in partnership with service providers or support groups to organise a day at a venue and date of your choice.

Directions to the Down’s Syndrome Association

Map and Directions to the Down’s Syndrome Association in Teddington

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