If you are on a low income you may be able to get help with healthcare costs: free prescriptions help with fares to hospital help with paying for glasses help with paying dentist’s fees help with the cost of wigs and fabric supports All children under 16, or under 19 and in full time education, […]
1 November 2018 A one-day festival for people with a learning disability. Find out more about keeping well and living an active life. There will be activities and information for everyone, including family carers and people working in care.
Hi, my full name is Claire Harris and this is my sister Abigail. I have Down’s syndrome and Abigail wanted to make a film about people with Down’s syndrome in employment. I’m a competitive swimmer with Sharks swimming club, and I play football for the Paddock Wood Panthers. This summer I graduated from the three-year […]
Earlier this month you may have heard about the Down Right Beautiful photographic project by Nicole Louise Photography. Hayley is mum to Aaron, who is one of the children photographed, and we asked her to tell us a little bit more about how she got involved: I first heard about Nicole’s “Down Right Beautiful” project […]
Back in August 2016 we shared a guest blog by fundraiser Peter. He was just starting an ambitious fundraising challenge: “Through the use of my walking BOOTS, a BOAT or two, and a certain amount of BIKE use, I intend to travel 250 miles, focussing on these three wonderful places, in 5 or 10 mile stints […]
We are thrilled to be attending this year’s BGC Charity Day with very special ambassador… Phillip Schofield. On Tuesday 11 September Phillip will be joining family members of the DSA as well as ambassadors and beneficiaries from sixteen other charities to take over the BGC offices in London, New York and around the world to raise […]
Health series: Orthopaedic issues A guide for parents and carers
Health Series: Hearing A guide for parents and carers
Health Series: Cardiac disorders A guide for parents and carers. This resource has been produced in collaboration with the Down’s Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG).