Meet William…

William has kindly written us a guest blog telling us about his swimming and other hobbies… Hello my name is William Reed, I am 24 years old and live in south west London. I am a very keen swimmer and currently swim for Down’s Syndrome Team GB, who have just returned back from the 2018 […]

A weekend in Norwich

On a warm September weekend our DSActive Sports Officer, Doug had the pleasure of going to Norwich to watch two brilliantly run DSActive sessions: football with Norwich City FC Community Sports Foundation and tennis with the East Anglia Tennis and Squash Club. The football session was held at the Open Academy and was very well […]

Joseph’s training tips

This is a guest blog from Joseph. Joseph is very fit and enjoys going to the gym and playing sports. We asked him to tell us a bit more about his busy life and what his advice is for anyone else wanting to be more active.  Joseph…can you tell us a little bit about yourself? […]

Meet Sarah…

Sarah Gordy MBE is an actor and a dancer. She has appeared in many BBC shows such as Upstairs Downstairs, Call the Midwife, Holby City and Doctors as well as short films, radio dramas, commercials and many theatre productions. Here, she tells us about her career and her involvement with the Radical Beauty Project. My name is Sarah Gordy, […]

DSActive Summer Camp – Q&A with the Coaches

Hayley has been attending this year’s DSActive Summer Camp. Last week, she interviewed two coaches from the DSActive Summer Camp, Vicky and Howard. Q: What’s your coaching background? Vicky: Teaching children at school, coaching girls football for girls under 11. Howard: Teaching people, PE and amateur football clubs. Q: What are your favourite sports? Vicky: […]

Open Day at the Paddocks

A couple of year’s ago, Graham raised some money for the DSA by allowing the public to visit his gardens which he looks after with the help of seven adults with learning disabilities. This year he decided to do the same thing again and has written a piece about the event for us…  We opened […]

World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

The World Down Syndrome Congress came to the UK this year for the first time in its 32 year history. The annual event is run by Down Syndrome International and brings together people with Down’s syndrome, family members and professionals from across the world. WorkFit attended as part of the Down’s Syndrome Association delegation and […]