The DSA has been there for Gareth and his family throughout his life…and we want to continue to be in the future. Can you help?
The PCHR Insert is one of the tools that can be used to help you and health professionals ensure your child’s health is monitored properly.
by Alexa Dizon, Head of Fundraising & Events Last week I wrote about the Jurassic Coast Challenge being one of the toughest challenges I’d taken on for the DSA…I lied!! Here is the story of my London to Paris 2018… Meet the team When I met up with my fellow DSA riders on the Tuesday […]
by Alexa Dizon, Head of Fundraising & Events In my 14 years working at the DSA, I’ve taken part in some pretty tough challenges but nothing compares to Saturday’s Jurassic Coast Challenge. The weather forecast all week had said that it was going to be cooler and we were expecting a cloudy day…perfect weather conditions […]
Miles is the eldest son of Tracy, one half of signing-and-singing duo Singing Hands, and here she shares his story and how their family’s journey influenced the creation of Singing Hands. To mark the launch of their new DVD we’re honoured to share their story here… Miles was born in 1999. I remember feeling very […]
We had a great meeting in London last weekend. 21 Down2Eearth members came and we welcomed some new volunteers. We talked with each other about what helps us to be healthy. We thought about our Annual Health Checks. Some of us think we are not included in the discussion with our doctor as much as […]
Carol Boys, Chief Executive of the DSA said today: “I was horrified to read the news about the deaths of Sandra Miller and Jackie Maguire this weekend. It is frightening that people with Down’s syndrome are still losing their lives needlessly, through lack of training and awareness of the condition.” According to Mencap, 1200 people […]
A guest post by Liz of Coraline and Us Liz and Kevin are parents to Coraline who is just coming up to her first birthday. Liz writes a beautiful blog called Coraline and Us. You can also find the family on Facebook and Instagram. As Liz puts it on her About Us page, after Coraline […]
Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down’s syndrome