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The latest updates from DS Extra21

Saturday 14th June and 125 of our members met up for another trip aboard the MV Pocahontas from Tilbury all the way up to Greenwich and Beyond. Once again we were blessed with a dry day for our (becoming Annual) […]

Two more See and Learn Speech are now available – for iPads and for Windows 8.1 tablets, laptops and PCs. See and Learn Saying More Words and See and Learn Later words provide activities to learn and practice saying whole […]

Down Syndrome International are running a series of free Webinars next week. Find out more about supporting speech, language and reading development for children with Down syndrome at their free online events next week. DSE’s Reading and Language Intervention […]

We have had a request from Down syndrome Bradford to help their application for an award as they have reached the final of the national lottery Awards The awards are an annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery funded […]

On Saturday 3rd May 2014 32 teams took part in the annual 6 hour endurance karting event at Buckmore Park. Nearly £10,000 was raised on the day alone, thanks to everyone who took part and their sponsors.


Paradise Wildlfe Park will be the venue for this years Family fun day which will include a short AGM meeting. You will be able to register from 10.30am and be given wristbands and a map of the park – The […]


The Sun shone once again for our annual 6 hour endurance Go karting event at Buckmore Park on Saturday 3rd May. This event is our main fund raising event and relies heavily on the support of those willing to race […]

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 […]

Each year Down Syndrome International Announces annual awards to coincide with World Down Syndrome day on the 21st March. This year DSE21 nominated Essex Fire and Rescue for the wonderful Fire break course they have successfully run over the past […]