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Ese Stacey – Biography

Ese Stacey

Ese Stacey’s involvement with Down syndrome issues came about after her second child Hannah was born with the condition in 2005. Since then Ese and her husband Simon have worked tirelessly to help change the health and lives of Down syndrome children.
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Study on Flashcards and Teaching Spoken Language

Recently published research study in the Journal of Child Language, has reported that children with Down syndrome can benefit from the use of written words alongside pictures to help teach spoken vocabulary.
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DSDT wins A4A Sports Funding

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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Nutrition Hub Workshops Great Results!

Ryan playing basketball

Nutrition Hub Workshops For improving the health of children with DS The 8 month series of workshops during 2016 on improving nutrition for children with Down syndrome, proved a great success. Parents reported significant improvements in a number of areas of their child’s wellbeing, with small changes to diet. Coming Soon in 2017 – 2018 The HEALTH TOOLKIT for supporting children with DS. The
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Charity of the year for STL Planning & Design Solutions LTD

  DSDT’s reading intervention gets a welcome boost from STL ! Each year Sussex based business STL Planning & Design Solutions Ltd, generously chooses a local charity to support. This year we are extremely pleased to be the benefactors of the generous donations and support from Simon Tucker (owner of STL) and his team. These donations will boost funds enabling us to provide reading resources for
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Music workshop success!

Music and rhythm playing directly engages the cerebellum region within the brain (an area that is particularly weak for children with Down syndrome).
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