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Nutrition Hub Workshops Great Results!

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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

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  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!

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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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Upcoming Workshops on achieving successful inclusion 2016 to 2017

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                            A workshop to explore how to identify the tools and knowledge needed to achieve successful inclusion within a mainstream setting. Children with Down syndrome have a number of issues both physically and cognitively to contend with, which can hamper their learning. This workshop will help you to gain a greater
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Donation from Lewes Rotary Club

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We would like to say a huge Thank you to the Rotarian’s of the Lewes Rotary Club, for raising funds for our much loved sports club. Brian McCarthy came along to present us with a cheque at one of our sports meetings. Brian is pictured here presenting a cheque to Louis. Once again a big Thankyou!  


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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