From our Training team… delivering training on transition, puberty and adolescence

Two of our Information and Training Officers, Beth and Lizzy, spent the weekend in Bedford to join the Bedfordshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group for their recent training conference. Around 50 parents and professionals took part in workshops covering everything from numeracy to behaviour management. Beth presented on the transition to adult life for people with […]

Dancestars Sheffield at the Special Olympics

Dancestars Sheffield is a dance group for children and young people with Down’s syndrome . They have been dancing together for around four years and their ages range from 9 – 29. In August this year they made their mark by dancing at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics. The ceremony took place in […]

Research update: A survey of attitude towards orthodontic treatment amongst parents/carers of children with Down’s syndrome

By Dr Zahra Sheikh A very big thank you to all the parents and carers who took the time to fill out my questionnaire about your child’s experiences of orthodontics (braces) as part of my dissertation project at Cardiff University over the last year. The study was entitled: A survey of attitude towards orthodontic treatment amongst […]