The DSActive Nutrition App

…ith Down’s syndrome swap old unhealthy habits for healthier new ones, empowering them to lose weight and feel great! Health Swap will be available for free on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets and is planned for launch during the summer this year. To find out more about the App please email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk or call 0333 1212 300….

DSActive Tennis comes to Brighton!

…d on both forehand and backhand sides, before moving into volleying over a net with the racket in front of their face. It was then time to put these skills into a game setting, with all the players, coaches and DSActive staff involved in a game of feeding the ball with a specific instruction, and getting it returned over the net to an area of the court. For a complex game, the players adapted quickly, and everyone warmed up quite quickly! Finally…

Vote for DSActive in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll This April

…cher codes the site has on offer. My Favourite Voucher Codes is home to thousands of discount codes and promotions from the UK’s biggest retailers, and every time a purchase is made through the site, they make a small commission at no extra cost to you. It’s through this that the donation to the winning charity is made.   How Can I Vote? Voting for DSActive this April is nice and easy. From the 1 April, head over to My Favourite Voucher Codes wher…

A winter’s Wednesday in Middlesbrough

…erall a great time was had by all, with a lot of talk about the final goal and how it would be prevented next week. Thanks to Middlesbrough for attending the workshop and putting on the session. For more information about the session check out https://www.dsactive.org.uk/football-session/middlesbrough/ To find a session near a DSActive session near you click here or if you’ve been inspired to set up your own DSActive session, you can email the DSA…

Charlton Upbeats crowned DSActive National Festival winners for the fifth time after a fantastic day of football

…DSActive presented three new trophies at this year’s event: Players player Best Goal Keeper Golden boot. Well done to Danielle from Lincoln who received the Players player trophy. She showed great energy and determination on the day. Best Goal Keeper went to Garry from Newcastle who made some outstanding saves throughout the day, especially in the final. The Golden boot went to Emmaunel from Arsenal who scored an amazing 17 goals throughout the to…

DSActive Coach Education Workshop

…eam regularly deliver coach education workshops to up-skill coaches on the best way to support people with Down’s syndrome playing the sport they coach. The workshop provides information on Down’s syndrome as a condition, myths & truths, terminology, learning profiles, behaviour and how best to adapt a session to suit the needs of someone with Down’s syndrome. DSActive Partner Clubs These are clubs who offer impairment specific sports sessions in…

About DSActive

…that is involved. During the start-up phase, clubs will be advised on the best way to organise and deliver a session to ensure that the highest participation levels are achieved. Before any club begins their programme, a member of the DSActive team will deliver our unique coach education workshop which advises coaches on the best way to adapt their sessions to suit the needs of people who have Down’s syndrome. The workshop is open to volunteers,…

Vinay shares his cooking tips!

…I like to do for myself. I like using a different mix of spices. One of my best meals would be my cream of vegetable soup, it’s a great winter meal. Here are my top 5 dishes I like to cook: 1. Mixed vegetable salad 2. Pasta 3. Mixed vegetable creamy soup 4. Mixed fruit salad 5. Vegetable pie with mash Here are some of my photos of my cooking and meals out I’ve had. Thanks for the great advice Vinay! Vinay has also written blogs on swimming and his…