Nutrition Top Tips

To celebrate the launch of our new Health Swap app, over the coming weeks we will be posting blogs all about nutrition. This second blog will go over some top tips for eating a healthy and balanced diet.   Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for maintaining a healthy weight, and it will give […]

What is a healthy diet?

To celebrate the launch of our new Health Swap app, over the coming weeks we will be posting blogs all about nutrition. This first blog will answer the questions, what is a healthy diet and why is it important?  There is a lot of talk in the media at the moment about healthy eating and […]

Down’s Syndrome Association recognised as Activity Alliance Associate Member

The Down’s Syndrome Association is proud to announce its status as an Associate Member of Activity Alliance. Building on this commitment, we will work with Activity Alliance to challenge perceptions and change the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. The Down’s Syndrome Association believes disabled people should have the same opportunities as non-disabled people to […]

Edward’s Guest Blog

We recently met with Edward and we wanted to find out how he got involved in sports. Hi Edward, please tell me a little about you? I’m 18, and I’m starting at college in September. I like being busy, I enjoy watching shows at the theatre and doing drama and sports. How did you get […]

Kate’s Dance Tour

This is a guest blog from our colleague Kate, who is the editor of the Down2Earth magazine. She recently came back from a tour with her dance group, we caught up with her to see how it went.  Where did you go on your latest dance tour?  I went to Kosovo for 5 days How […]

DSActive National Tennis Festival 2019

On 15 June 2019, DSActive hosted their first National Tennis Festival at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton. The festival was open to players with Down’s syndrome for all levels (red, orange and green/yellow). The festival was supported by the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) and a total of 15 players were involved in the festival […]