In the coming months we are going to be focusing on communication, speech and language. We'd love to share details about the work that local support groups are doing in this area...read the blog [ Goo.gl Link ] to find out you can get involved. Thank you!
In the coming months we are going to be focusing on communication

Local support groups…we would like to share your stories about your communication groups | Down's Syndrome Association

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Helen McCann
#WorkFit finds the right employment opportunities for the right people. Here's Emily to tell you about her job...
To find out more about #WorkFit, visit the website - [ Goo.gl Link ]
WorkFit finds the right employment opportunities for the right people Heres Emily

DSA WorkFit 2017: Emily

For more information about WorkFit visit www.dsworkfit.org.uk

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Sometimes we ask the #HavingAVoice groups to help us make easy read information for people with Down's syndrome. Back at the end of 2015, they helped us develop an easy read document about going to the chemist - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Sometimes we ask the HavingAVoice groups to help us make easy read

Down2Earth November 2015 – Easy Read: Going to the Chemist | Down's Syndrome Association

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Joshua Saunders-denieffe
The #HavingAVoice group in the south west is called Our Voice Our Choice South West.
This post talks about one of their meetings from last year when they talked about communication [ Goo.gl Link ]
The HavingAVoice group in the south west is called Our Voice Our Choice South West

July’s Our Voice Our Choice South West meeting – Communication | Down's Syndrome Association

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It's not too long till the summer holidays arrive and Kate has shared some top tips for places to go in London, if you're able to visit.
What are your favourite places for a day out near where you live?
Its not too long till the summer holidays arrive and Kate has

Things to do in London | Down's Syndrome Association

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Emily Pearce
Lynda Begay
Joshua Saunders-denieffe
DSActive worked with the Tennis Foundation and Rushmere Tennis Club to give people with Down's syndrome in the Northampton area a taste for playing tennis. See how the session went here [ Goo.gl Link ]
DSActive worked with the Tennis Foundation and Rushmere Tennis Club to give

Northampton Tennis Taster day

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Joshua Saunders-denieffe
Our #HavingAVoice groups played a big part in this year's Awareness Week creating a series of videos on the #MyVoiceMyCommunity theme.
If you missed any of them, you can watch all the videos on our YouTube channel: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our HavingAVoice groups played a big part in this years Awareness Week

#MyVoiceMyCommunity - YouTube

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Anthony Storey
Find out more about Swindon Stands Up & Speaks (SSUS), one of our #HavingAVoice groups - [ Goo.gl Link ]
Find out more about Swindon Stands Up Speaks SSUS one of our HavingAVoice groups

Having a Voice goes to Swindon! | Down's Syndrome Association

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Earlier this month Coventry University Midwifery Society hosted a #TellItRight study day for student midwives and qualified nurses and midwives. Read how the day went here - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Earlier this month Coventry University Midwifery Society hosted a TellItRight study day

The Midwifery Society's Down's Syndrome Study Day - unCOVered

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What is Having A Voice? An advocacy project dedicated to giving people with Down’s syndrome a platform to have their say.
Read more here - [ Goo.gl Link ] #HavingAVoice
What is Having A Voice An advocacy project dedicated to giving people

What is Having A Voice? | Down's Syndrome Association

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Heidi and her mum talk about how getting direct payments has helped Heidi live more independently - [ Goo.gl Link ] #LivingTheWayYouWant
Heidi and her mum talk about how getting direct payments has helped

Direct payments are working for Heidi | Down's Syndrome Association

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This week Kate has written about keeping safe and shared some top tips for how to keep yourself safe in the community.
Read her article here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
This week Kate has written about keeping safe and shared some top

Keeping safe | Down's Syndrome Association

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Anthony Storey
Good luck with the skydive Wendy! Thank you for taking the leap for the DSA.
Good luck with the skydive Wendy Thank you for taking the leap for the DSA

Read Wendy's story

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The shortlist for this year's My Perspective competition has been revealed! Congratulations to all the shortlisted photographers and a big thank you to everyone who entered this year. [ Goo.gl Link ]
The shortlist for this years My Perspective competition has been revealed Congratulations

2017 My Perspective | Down's Syndrome Association

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Joshua Saunders-denieffe
As part of the work that Public Health England are doing to improve information and training about screening tests, they are reviewing and updating the booklet Screening Tests for You and Your Baby.
This is the booklet given to all pregnant women and provides information about screening tests offered during pregnancy and after birth.
They would like input from people with experience of having...
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As part of the work that Public Health England are doing to

Tell It Right – Public Health England survey | Down's Syndrome Association

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Joshua Saunders-denieffe
Today is International Clinical Trials Day and we're very pleased to be sharing Clara's story - [ Goo.gl Link ] - which was sent to us by the Clinical Research Network South West Peninsula.
Thanks to them and to Clara's mum, Liz, for suggesting it! #IAmResearch
Today is International Clinical Trials Day and were very pleased to be
Victoria Haynes
Lana Chalkley
Nicky Mailer
Earlier this month Coventry University Midwifery Society hosted a #TellItRight study day for student midwives and qualified nurses and midwives. Read how the day went here - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Earlier this month Coventry University Midwifery Society hosted a TellItRight study day

The Midwifery Society's Down's Syndrome Study Day - unCOVered

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Lynne Miller
Joshua Saunders-denieffe
A big thank you to Stuart for all his amazing fundraising (more about that here [ Goo.gl Link ] and to NGK Spark Plugs (UK) and Kevin Kilbane for all their support!
A big thank you to Stuart for all his amazing fundraising more
The Information and Training Team have developed two new training programmes during the last year - Adolescence workshops and sex and relationships education for adults.
Find out more about the training here - [ Goo.gl Link ]
The Information and Training Team have developed two new training programmes during

New training programmes available from the DSA | Down's Syndrome Association

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Julie Duff
Diane Lisa Thomas