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Down Syndrome Awareness Day 2016

Monday 21st March marks the 2016 World Down Syndrome Awareness day. The world certainly is a better place having people with Down syndrome in it. Be inspired by their achievements today! On World Down Syndrome Day, Monday 21 March 2016, join us to encourage children and adults with Down syndrome to say “My Friends, My Community” and get the world talking about the benefits
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Sports Programme 2016

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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Update on Brighton University CUPP training Project!

                    DSDT  and Brighton University project completed.  About The Project The project aimed to develop a new training intervention designed for school teaching staff currently supporting children with Down Syndrome. The funding from the CUPP programme enabled DSDT along with the project advisory board made up of colleagues from Brighton University and school leaders, to
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Funding from Children in Need

Children in Need

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!

Sports Academy

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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Speech & Language Therapy Groups

speech training

Experts indicate that syndrome-specific speech and language therapy is vital to enabling children with Down syndrome to make best progress with speech, language and communication skills.
Brighton and Crowborough groups running + new groups coming soon.
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