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

…ucher 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 where you’ll find the charity poll on the right hand…

A review of 2019

…ed to ensure that there are pathways in place for our athletes who want to compete nationally and even internationally. The DSActive team have been working with UK Sports Association for people with Learning Disabilities, Down syndrome Swimming GB, Team GB Down’s syndrome Athletics, Team GB Down’s syndrome Table Tennis, National Governing Bodies and sits on the National Disability Sporting Organisations and Physical Activity Network run by the Act…

Tips on fundraising by Brentford Penguin FC

…ever they may be also, to extend the Penguin impact and reach marginalised communities elsewhere. Being a competitive team is NOT what the Penguins is about. Instead, we focus on well-being and health as a priority.” What advice/ tips would you give a football club trying to raise money? “For any grassroots club looking to raise money, we would advise firstly spending some quality time with the local community. Speak with and befriend the local bu…

Leisure and Fitness Industry Training

…delivers? • Understanding people with Down’s syndrome, • Understanding the common Health conditions, • Explore how to use terminologies appropriately and challenging the myths. • Our communications and our research, • Identify ways to remove specific barriers and suggest improvements, • Conclusion. How long is the workshop? • 90 minutes What do you gain from the workshop? • Be confident and more knowledge about the condition of Down’s syndrome. Bo…

Healthy living

…rtant for people with Down’s syndrome who can be more susceptible to weight-related conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and obesity. Research has found that of those involved in DSActive sessions, 27% have lost weight, 68% have improved their fitness, 71% have grown in confidence, 78% have improved their physical ability and 91% have improved their social skills. Being active is an important part of being healthy, but what you eat is just as import…

What is a healthy diet?

…trointestinal conditions and hypothyroidism. The Down’s Syndrome Association’s Health Series contains more information on these conditions and can be found on the DSA’s website www.downs-syndrome.org.uk For more information on the Health Swap app please click here or email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk

DSActive & WorkFit support Luke in his new role

…hat can benefit the rest of their lives. For more information about WorkFit please contact the team on 0333 12 12 300, email us on dsworkfit@downs-syndrome.org.uk or visit the WorkFit website:www.dsworkfit.org.uk

Girl power at Coventry

…erfect nutmeg which left one of the coaches in shock as they didn’t see it coming! The fantastic footwork and teamwork shown during the game was brilliant to see. A great session ran by great coaches who are teaching the girls everything they need to know in football! If you would like more information about Coventry’s sessions or would even like to pop along, please look at their website http://www.sbitc.org/ for more information, or contact the

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