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 […]

Down2Earth – September Meeting

The meeting this month was about Healthy Living.  Firstly, we caught up with everyone’s news after the summer break, swapping stories of our holidays, our work and all the fun things we’d been up to. We had a quick reminder about the group rules including one about respecting our environment and the lovely building which […]

Our Voice Our Choice – September 2018 Meeting

What we did in the Summer ‘I did a lot of Samba’ ‘I went on holiday to Portugal, drank pina colada and had a massage’ ‘I had a great summer visiting Scotland, Vietnam and Malaysia’ ‘I enjoyed visiting mum, dad and my sister. We went on walks with the dog.’ ‘I loved going to Bali […]

Down 2 Earth June 2018 blog

The purpose of this month’s meeting was to talk about my rights and travelling. We had a nice catch up sharing stories about what members had been up too. Some members wanted to show their new hearing aids whilst others had been on nice holidays and trips. We had a quick reminder of our group […]

Our Voice Our Choice – March Meeting 2018

Speaking up After sharing our news, we had our first ‘speaking up ‘session. This is where one person tells the rest of the group about something they are interested in This time one of the group told us that he plays the drum in a Samba Band. He showed us some photos and a film […]