We were recently sent these gorgeous photos of George McCullagh, from Northern Ireland, celebrating his 75th birthday last month!
You are invited to an evening of dance and ballots… Friday 22 September 2017 Fortwilliam Golf Club, Local rock and indie band Men On The Hill will be playing. 9.00pm till late… £10 a ticket…call 02890 665 260 to get your tickets now!
I’ve been a volunteer with the Down’s Syndrome Association in Northern Ireland for eight years now. Together with my husband, Roger, and five other volunteers, I currently organise the Tuesday evening social activities. We support a group of around 13 young adults to get together for a night of fun, friendly banter and craic every […]
Ballymoney Allsorts youth club have had a jam-packed and fun-filled year. Our weekly sessions now regularly welcome 30 young people who come to enjoy themselves with their friends and try new things. There’s always lots of fun activities, including baking, making greetings cards, karaoke and quizzes. Here is just a taste of the things we […]
The Entertainment Factory, our dance group, provides children and adults with Down’s syndrome with a great opportunity to express themselves through dance and movement. Each year, from September to June, we work on a theme and a structured programme that culminates in our showcase performance in Stranmillis College Theatre, Belfast. Our activities are designed to […]
It is vital that expectant parents are supported throughout their pregnancy by maternity professionals who have access to up-to-date and accurate information about Down’s syndrome – the life prospects of people with the condition, the impact on families, they support that is available and the joys and challenges of having a child with Down’s syndrome. […]
By Donna Lynch, Regional Manager & Director of Adult Services – Northern Ireland I hope this blog finds you in good health and high spirits. I am writing this post at a time of great change and uncertainty in the world. Close to home, we don’t currently have a devolved government and Brexit is looming […]
Party goers were joined by local celebrity May McFettridge
John joins generous golfers to raise funds and awareness for the DSA in Northern Ireland
By Clare Howie, Harvest Project worker On 20 March Nichola McBride (who also works for the DSA) and I will be taking part in the World Down Syndrome Day skydive at Coleraine. Nichola and I currently work on the Harvest Project, which began in 2012. The Harvest Project was created to provide a much-needed service […]