On Saturday, Kylie will be walking 106km round the Isle of Wight for #Team21!
Thank you so much Kylie and good luck...especially for the bits in the dark! [ Bit.ly Link ]
On Saturday Kylie will be walking 106km round the Isle of Wight for Team21

Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | Kylie Trott's fundraising page

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Swindon's Delta Tennis Club sessions give players the opportunity to interact with others, have some fun and improve their tennis skills. When the DSActive team visited, they were very impressed!
Read the full story here [ Goo.gl Link ]
Swindons Delta Tennis Club sessions give players the opportunity to interact with

Great rallying at Swindon’s tennis session

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Get a taster of a track that Singing Hands are hoping to include on their new album & DVD...
They need your help to make this happen! You can pledge your support or simply pre-order your copy of the album and/or DVD in a format that will work for you - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Get a taster of a track that Singing Hands are hoping to include on their new album DVD

Exclusive preview of a song from the album!!!

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To new parents...congratulations on the birth of your baby!
Contact our Helpline (0333 1212 300 or info@downs-syndrome.org.uk) for your new parent pack or download it here - [ Bit.ly Link ]
To new parentscongratulations on the birth of your baby

New Parent Pack | Down's Syndrome Association

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#AnnualHealthChecks
Anyone with Down’s syndrome, who is 14 years of age or older, can ask their GP for a free Annual Health Check.
We have also produced information for GPs about health conditions that are more commonly seen in people with Down’s syndrome.
Find out more about Annual Health Checks and our Annual Health Check resources here - [ Goo.gl Link ] Why not send the link through to your...
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Later this summer Andrew will be taking part in the Race to the King Ultramarathon...and he ran the Greater Manchester Marathon as part of his training back at the start of April!
Find out how he did & what's inspiring his journey here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Later this summer Andrew will be taking part in the Race to

A milestone year starts with the Manchester Marathon | Down's Syndrome Association

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#AnnualHealthChecks
Anyone with Down’s syndrome, who is 14 years of age or older, can ask their GP for a free Annual Health Check.
To improve our member’s experience of Annual Health Checks, we have produced an easy read Health Book for people with Down’s syndrome.
We have also produced information for GPs about health conditions that are more commonly seen in people with Down’s syndrome.
Find...
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AnnualHealthChecks Anyone with Downs syndrome who is 14 years of age or

Annual Health Checks | Down's Syndrome Association

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Marilyn Le Breton
Sam Screaton
Thank you again to each and every one of our incredible #Team21 runners today and their amazing friends and family for their support! If you've been inspired and would like to run for #Team21 in the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2018, find out all you need to know here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Thank you again to each and every one of our incredible Team21
Claire Overfield
Jane Green 'Laskey'
Lynda Begay
#Team21 runner Simon who, ten years ago, became the first runner with Down's Syndrome to complete the London Marathon, has been featured in BBC World Service Sporting Witness show.
Team21 runner Simon who ten years ago became the first runner with

Simon Beresford – Marathon Runner with Down's Syndrome, Sporting Witness - BBC World Service

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Lorraine Kent
Alizja Conteh
Emily Pearce
Maria and Matt Carroll's exhibition is at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, continues until June 4, 2017 with free entry during gallery opening hours.
You might also want to read an interview Kate Powell did with Maria and Matt which you'll find here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Maria and Matt Carrolls exhibition is at Salford Museum and Art Gallery

Shaun Ryder, his artist cousins and a ground-breaking art exhibition

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Have you heard of the NCS - National Citizen Service?
The Down2Earth group had visitors at their April meeting to talk about the NCS...they want to make sure that everyone can take part, and they want to help young people with Down’s syndrome get more involved.
Read more about the meeting here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Have you heard of the NCS National Citizen Service

Down2Earth group – National Citizen Service | Down's Syndrome Association

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Joshua Saunders-denieffe
Tim Buck
The children's communication charity I CAN​ and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists​ are undertaking an independent review of the state of provision for children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
You can read more about the review here [ Bit.ly Link ]
or to share your experiences via a short survey, click here [ Bit.ly Link ]
The childrens communication charity I CAN and the Royal College of Speech

I CAN, the children's communication charity

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Kate has written about what she got up to for Easter, as well as what's coming up in the coming months - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Kate has written about what she got up to for Easter as

Easter | Down's Syndrome Association

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Back in February, candidates, employers, school representatives, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) representatives and other professionals from a range of providers joined the #DSWorkFit team & Swindon Down's Syndrome Group to showcase the project's achievements in the south west.
Read more about the day here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Back in February candidates employers school representatives Department of Work

WorkFit and Swindon Down’s Syndrome Group prove how important it is to be heard and included | WorkFit

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The closing date for this year's international photography competition, #MyPerspective, is 28 April.
We're really looking forward to seeing everybody's photographs!
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The closing date for this years international photography competition MyPerspect

2017 My Perspective | Down's Syndrome Association

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Good luck to >everyone< running today for #Team21 whether at the London Marathon or the Blackpool Marathon.
We're so grateful to you and your supporters for the incredible generosity shown...thank you!
Good luck to everyone running today for Team21 whether at the London
Simon Mander
Back at the start of the year, a member of the DSActive team visited the Argyle Community Trust's new training session - [ Bit.ly Link ]
"As a coach in disability football the most rewarding things to see is a player remaining active, having fun and developing their skills. After just four weeks of running our sessions for players with Down’s syndrome we have seen all of these things." - Josh...
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Back at the start of the year a member of the DSActive

Great skills on display in Plymouth

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Later this summer Andrew will be taking part in the Race to the King Ultramarathon...and ran the Greater Manchester Marathon as part of his training back at the start of April!
Find out how he did & what's inspiring his journey here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Later this summer Andrew will be taking part in the Race to