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…
Wiltshire Police put their reputation on the line to take on the Swindon DSActive football team in a ‘friendly’ match at Wiltshire Police HQ.
As preparations for World Down Syndrome Day 2019 are well under way, the DSActive team thought we would take a look back at some of our highlights from 2019.
One of the newest elements to the DSActive programme is to offer our coach education workshop to National Governing Bodies who want to support more people with Down’s syndrome to participate in the sport they administer, World Snooker were the first to receive the workshop.