We were thrilled to attend this year’s BGC Charity Day with very special ambassador Phillip Schofield on Tuesday 11 September. Phillip joined family members of the DSA as well as ambassadors and beneficiaries from sixteen other charities to take over the BGC offices in London to raise money and awareness and to commemorate the colleagues […]
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 […]
Staff from our Information & Training team and WorkFit are learning lots and meeting some amazing people at the World Down Syndrome Congress in Glasgow. Here is a brief summary of the talks they attended and gave on Day 1 of the Congress. Sex and Relationship Education for People with Down’s Syndrome – from adolescence […]
Christopher’s story…by his mum, Mary I was told that Christopher has Down’s syndrome within hours of his birth. At that time, what I knew about Down’s syndrome would have fitted on the back of a postage stamp. The hospital had no literature to give me on the subject so their health visitor contacted the Down’s […]
Welsh people with Down’s syndrome and their families share their experiences of what life with Down’s syndrome is like.
We’re thrilled to announce that WorkFit has been shortlisted in three categories at the ERSA awards
Do you have a child with a developmental difficulty who has, or has previously had eating and drinking difficulties? Would you be interested in taking part in a survey about strategies you have been recommended to try at home to help with eating and drinking, and what you thought of them? FEEDS: Focus on Early […]
We are looking for images for our official 2018 Christmas card and we want YOU to send in your pictures. We want bright, colourful paintings or drawings of anything that reminds you of Christmas. The winner will be chosen as our official DSA Christmas card. Your design could be on mantlepieces all over the country […]
With Christmas now over, it’s time to think about those New Year’s Resolutions.
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