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The latest updates from DS Extra21

Thursday 21st March, This is a special day!! It is not only international Down Syndrome Awareness day, but we are in the middle of a special week in which attention is being made on the Visual problems those with Down […]

For those of you who enjoyed the Singing hands session on Sunday or for those of you who missed out, don’t despair. Singing Hands will be taking part in the Special Children’s Day at London Zoo on Sat 18th and […]

A range of different communication courses are currently  available in the Harlow, Ongar, Stansted, Thaxted,  areas with Communication courses offered at different levels: Inclusive Communication, Baby Signing, Signalong, & Lip Reading. For more details or to enrol contact Nola Marshall […]

Watch our older members enjoy the fun on these superb floor level  Trampolining facilities.


Our younger members had a great time joining in with the singing hands team, of course there were some adults who also enjoyed exercising their vocal chords as well…


The Down’s Heart Group are holding a conference and family weekend in Peterborough on March 23/24 and would welcome along anyone who would like to join them. It is open to everyone (not just DHG members) and it is possible […]

Kids, BIG and small, if you fancy a cheap trip to Adventure Island this year we have heavily discounted tickets for sale. We have 2013 tickets available at the discounted price of £9 for mini/jnr wristbands and £13 for Big […]

The Crossroads Resource centre is holding an open day on Thursday March 14th for any Adult with disabilities at their new larger Premises. The centre moved last year from a small building in Canvey to much larger premises that have […]

Places for this years Charity karting event are now available. If you fancy taking part in this years 6 hour team endurance event in 75mph karts around one the countries best outdoor karting circuits contact Paul We would like to […]