Congratulations to the winners of our 2018 raffle!

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas Raffle at the end of last year by buying and selling tickets. We raised over £13,000 which is wonderful…thank you all so much. The draw has taken place and these are the winning numbers: 1st (£2,500): 015211 2nd (£1,000): 144943 3rd (£750): […]

Will you offer a helping hand?

Photo by Hubert Lawless, My Perspective finalist 2015 Did you know? Around 20% of children with Down’s syndrome have complex needs. This means that they could have an additional diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or ADHD, and/or OCD. They may have additional support needs because of this. What does this mean for families? While […]

A big ‘thank you’ to Kew Village Fair

On Sunday Beth, on of our Information & Training Officers, received a cheque for £975 from the Kew Village Fair. The money has been donated to support the Down2Earth group. The Down2Earth group is part of our Having a Voice project which gives people with Down’s syndrome a platform to have their say and be […]

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 […]

#Challenge21 arrives in Swindon

From the 1 to the 21 October, the Down’s Syndrome Association have been running the #Challenge21 campaign. The DSActive team set the clubs they work with a multitude of challenges all with a theme of 21 because Down’s syndrome is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21. Alan Elbourn coaches the DSActive tennis […]