The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive programme has been selected as one of three schemes to be given a share of the Digital Inclusion Innovation Fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to improve older and disabled people’s lives through innovative technology.
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker.
Midlands Down’s Syndrome Football club is a volunteer run football session which has been running out of Trinity High School in Birmingham since April 2017. One of the DSActive team dropped by for their final session before Christmas to see how they were getting on.
At the end of November, our DSActive team visited Middlesbrough to run our coach education workshop and to watch the Borobility Down’s syndrome football session.
On a beautiful winter’s morning, one of the DSActive Sports Officers went up to Cambridge and St Albans to see two brilliantly run sessions and meet the people behind their success.
This is a guest blog from Mark, he attends our DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach, and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics!
The Charlton Upbeats played a match against Sutton Utd FC with over 50 people watching, this is how they got on.
DSActive recently had a chat with Anna and Dan. They wanted to discuss their active lives.
The event was for people with a learning disability to find out more about keeping well and living an active life. The DSActive team were there to provide information on the programme, our nutrition campaign and promote the DSActive sessions in the area.
This year, our DSActive Project Manager was lucky enough to be invited along to the England Athletics National Awards were 2 of our athletics clubs were nominated for awards.