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The latest updates from DS Extra21

Emma Cunningham is taking the plunge on 5th May and is taking part in the Annual Maldon Mudrace.  Emma is raising money for both Down Syndrome Extra 21 and the Maldon Mudrace charity. If you would like to support Emma […]

Join our 100 Club to stand a chance each month of winning 3 prizes up to £100. Entrance costs £5 per month (paid twice a year) and you are entered into the monthly draws. The more people who enter the […]

The 21st March is World Down Syndrome day and this years way to raise awareness is wear LOTS of SOCKS. This is the 8th Year that the event has been held and is a Global campaign officially observed by the […]

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 […]