• Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • Down Syndrome Extra 21

  • What we do

    DS Extra 21 provides support & information about Down's syndrome in the Essex area.

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  • Our members

    Our members have a fantastically wide range of interests & activities - we're constantly amazed by what they achieve!

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  • How to help

    Would you be interested in helping or supporting our group somehow? We'd love to hear from you, no matter how little time you can offer - and there's no obligation!

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  • Our aims

    We offer support to people with Down syndrome and their families, promote equal opportunities, promote public awareness, encourage local support groups, and provide information.

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  • Our events

    We organise many events throughout the year: conferences, workshops, fun days, fundraising events, sports events, social & arts events.

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  • Who we are

    We consist of parents, carers and people with Down syndrome. Our friendly group is run by an elected committee of volunteers.

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  • What we do

    We run information days for professionals, parents, carers & people with Down syndrome. We supply information packs to hospitals, GPs, new parents & schools.

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  • ...and we also

    ...visit local schools, hospitals & education authorities. We provide newsletters & we organise social events to encourage families to meet up & share ideas.

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  • Membership

    Membership is not restricted to people associated with Down syndrome - anybody is welcome to join. Members receive newsletters, information & advice, and reduced admission to events.

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  • Our fundraising

    There are lots of things you can do to help raise money for the group. Find out about our fundraising and some typical events & ideas.

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Latest Newsletter

Issue-27-Spring-14

Issue 27 / Spring 2014

Extra 21 hits Blackpool; Billy James raising £700 in sponsorship; Dates for your diary;…

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OUR LATEST NEWS

  • discoflyer 2 Date posted: April 11, 2014

    Upwards with Downs Disco

    After the success of their first Disco evening  our Harlow Support Groups is now going to hold a regular Disco on the last Friday of each month between 7pm and 10pm.

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  • Zoo1 Date posted: March 27, 2014

    ZSL Special Children’s Day 2014

    ZSL Special Children’s Day is running again at ZSL London Zoo, and for the first time at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, welcoming children with special needs and their families and friends
     
    ‘Discounted entry’ – We are happy to announce that tickets for Special Children’s Day have been frozen for the 3rd consecutive year!

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  • WSI Date posted: March 20, 2014

    Fire Break Course wins World Down Syndrome Award

    Each year Down Syndrome International Announces annual awards to coincide with World Down Syndrome day on the 21st March.

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