Literature review on the impact of NIPT published

A literature review entitled Has non-invasive prenatal testing impacted termination of pregnancy and live birth rates of infants with Down syndrome? written by Hill, Barrett, Choolani, Lewis, Fisher & Chitty has been published. While the DSA acknowledges that the offer of prenatal testing for Down’s syndrome is a routine part of antenatal care, we are […]

From our Training team… delivering training on transition, puberty and adolescence

Two of our Information and Training Officers, Beth and Lizzy, spent the weekend in Bedford to join the Bedfordshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group for their recent training conference. Around 50 parents and professionals took part in workshops covering everything from numeracy to behaviour management. Beth presented on the transition to adult life for people with […]

Dancestars Sheffield at the Special Olympics

Dancestars Sheffield is a dance group for children and young people with Down’s syndrome . They have been dancing together for around four years and their ages range from 9 – 29. In August this year they made their mark by dancing at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics. The ceremony took place in […]