The DSActive team spend a lot of time on the road travelling around the country visiting sports clubs and events on the weekends. One of the weekend visits we always look forward to is a trip down to the south coast to the town of Bournemouth. One of the DSActive team recently went to visit […]
It was a crisp day down near Brighton as The Weald prepared to host its first DSActive tennis session. Coffees were readied, cones were set up and the banner was erected as the chatter began with all interested to see how the new session would pan out.
“I wasn’t expecting to learn anything new, having worked with people with Down’s syndrome for a long time, but I learnt loads.”
Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on 21 March. It is an international event that is celebrated across the world.
The first Multi-Sport Festival at Blundell’s School in Tiverton happened recently, and despite the unpredictable weather it was a resounding success!
We recently met with the Down’s Syndrome Associations Down2Earth magazine editor, Kate to find out a little bit about what she likes to do…
On 2 March, Millwall FC hosted a community day which included a friendly match with the Norwich City FC’s Down’s syndrome team. Both teams showed great football skills and parents and supporters were on the touchline cheering on both teams.
The DSActive team have been working with the Lawn Tennis Association to offer a workshop as a CPD course for tennis clubs who want to increase their disability provision. Find out what happened…
Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and World Down Syndrome Day are an amazing opportunity to challenge our society’s misconceptions about Down’s syndrome and to call for it to be more inclusive.
The DSActive team are always looking into exploring new areas and meeting fantastic organisations we can work with and learn from, and in early 2019 we spoke to some of the coaches and swimmers at Electric Eels Swimming Club. Here’s what they had to say…