• 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

  • DSCF1999 Date posted: April 26, 2015

    Fun at Adventure Island

    A Big thank you to Sally Cornwell and c2c who have kindly sponsored today to provide a family fun day at Adveture Island. Read more
  • dogtrackposter 2 Date posted: February 15, 2015

    Charity Dog Racing Night to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

    Upwards with Downs are holding a Charity Night at the Harlow Dog Stadium on Saturday 21st March 2015 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. Read more
  • Disability rocks Date posted: February 15, 2015

    Disabililty Rocks Festival.

    After the success of the Disability rocks weekend last year we will once again be running another one in association with Zinc Arts The festival is an inclusive, accessible Music festival for children/adults with additional needs. Read more
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