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Enrichment Programmes

DSDT wins A4A Sports Funding

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We are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery for the development of a new phase of our sports programme. We have seen great success with the work already done and many of our sporting academy members are achieving a higher level of fitness, stamina and motor skills, along with a greater ability to participate and
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Music workshop success!

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Additional music workshops will be available shortly, please get in touch if you would like to attend. Why music? Music and rhythm playing directly engages the cerebellum region within the brain (an area that is particularly weak for children with Down syndrome). Other studies highlight that with simple prolonged music instruction, participants have increased brain activity. Particularly the cerebellum grows larger than with people
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DSDT Reading intervention available

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DSDT Reading intervention available now ! What’s on offer? The reading intervention is based in the proven sight reading techniques also used by renowned organisations such as DSE in the UK and the Institute of Human Potential in the US.  Techniques currently recognised as the best practice method of teaching children with DS how to read and develop S&L skills.Each reading book is supplied
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Sports Programme 2016

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Our Sports programme currently runs every other Saturday during term time at the Lewes Wave Leisure Centre. This is a great session for children of all ages to get their bodies moving.  The programme of activities we offer are designed to overcome physical obstacles that can otherwise prevent skills from developing properly.   Wave Lewes Leisure Centre, Mountfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2XG £3.50 per
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Funding from Children in Need

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DSDT have been successfully granted funding from Children In Need which will help continue our successful music programme throughout East Sussex, including Hastings, Brighton and Crowborough. Contact Us to start one of your own groups.

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DSDT Sports Academy Success!

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The Down Syndrome Development Trust Sports Academy has been a fantastic success!
Offering specialised sports training for children and young people with Down syndrome.
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