Meet Sarah…

Sarah Gordy MBE is an actor and a dancer. She has appeared in many BBC shows such as Upstairs Downstairs, Call the Midwife, Holby City and Doctors as well as short films, radio dramas, commercials and many theatre productions. Here, she tells us about her career and her involvement with the Radical Beauty Project. My name is Sarah Gordy, […]

New…DSA Adult Services Specialist Adviser

For expert advice on social care commissioning, personal budgets and housing and support options. We are delighted to welcome a new member to our team, Chris Watson. Chris provides specialist advice to parents, family members and practitioners about how to get the right support for an adult who has Down’s syndrome. Chris’s areas of knowledge […]

Open Day at the Paddocks

A couple of year’s ago, Graham raised some money for the DSA by allowing the public to visit his gardens which he looks after with the help of seven adults with learning disabilities. This year he decided to do the same thing again and has written a piece about the event for us…  We opened […]

World Down Syndrome Congress 2018

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 […]

Meet Anna…

Anna has very kindly written us a guest blog about her involvement in her sister’s art projects. Hi, my name is Anna and I am 19 years old. I volunteer in a charity shop and recently I modelled for my sister, Emily’s, Fine Art degree show. Emily is a student at Coventry University and her […]

Tennis in Telford

The Telford Tennis Centre has become the latest tennis centre to offer a DSActive tennis session. The new session was launched with an open day for new players, supported by Tennis Shropshire, Tennis Foundation and Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. One of the DSActive team went along to join in… To celebrate the new DSActive […]