Todd’s persistence pays off

At WorkFit we support candidates and employers in a wide range of ways. Many candidates are able to source potential employers themselves, and then obtain the help they need from us to make the placement a reality. One such candidate was Todd in the South West of England who, we are delighted to announce, has […]

A visit to Cambridge and St Albans

On a beautiful winter’s morning, one of the DSActive Sports Officers went up to Cambridge and St Albans to see two brilliantly run sessions and meet the people behind their success. Cambridge United run a multitude of disability sessions over the weekend, with the Down’s syndrome session going from strength to strength. The session started […]

Lane makes a huge impact at Wiltshire Police

We are delighted by the development of our partnership with Wiltshire Police. Through collaborative work with the force we have been able to create four placements at stations in the county. Wiltshire Police have also supported us with fundraising, conference appearances and promotional videos. One of the candidates to benefit from the partnership was 19 […]

Luke’s dancing success

Luke’s dance teacher at Dance 21 got in touch with us to tell us about his success after he won the Bam Bam Boogies Dance Battle in Essex. He was also awarded the Brian Jiggins Award, something Dance 21 gives out termly to their dancers. Here is a little bit more about Luke and what he […]

Meet Mark…

This is a guest blog from Mark. He attends the DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics! We caught up with Mark to find out how he got on with the course…  Mark, can you tell us a little bit about […]

The DSA joins the Co-op Local Community Fund

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the Co-op Local Community Fund. The Co-op Local Community Fund helps to support local projects that Co-op members care about. Since its launch in 2017, Co-op members have raised £39 million pounds for over 12,000 local causes. We’re delighted that the Down’s Syndrome Association will now be […]