Let’s Talk About Relationships and Sex

The Information and Training Team have spent much of the last year developing a new eight week training course package for adults with Down’s syndrome covering all aspects of relationships and sex education (RSE). Whilst most people with Down’s syndrome will have had access to some form of RSE at school, the timescales of these […]

World Down Syndrome Congress: Day 1 Summary

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 […]

Taking action on dementia

On 19 September our Services Development Manager, Julian Hallett, attended a very interesting conference in London hosted by The Dementia Action Alliance. The Alliance is a network of organisations, partly funded by Public Health England, whose aim is to connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. They currently have a focus on improving […]

New behaviour resources…coming soon!

Our information team are currently busy creating resources on supporting behaviour, which will soon be available on our website, and will be free to download. These resources are aimed at parents, carers, schools and professionals and will include a variety of practical information and techniques to identify the roots of behaviours and to help people provide […]

Better Health Care for Adults with Down’s Syndrome

Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 17 – 23 March Better Health Care for Adults with Down’s syndrome – Helping adults with Down’s syndrome stay in control of their health The Down’s Syndrome Association’s annual awareness week campaign aim is to improve Health Care for Adults with Down’s syndrome.  People with learning disabilities have poorer health than […]