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The latest updates from DS Extra21

Over £9,500 raised by 25 teams taking part in a 6 hour team endurance race for Down Syndrome Extra 21. Congratulations to every one who took part for another fantastic day all round.

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Our go karting fundraising day is hugely popular, and one of the teams taking part in the 2011 event made this great video which really gives a good flavour of the racing. You can read about the 2012 event if […]

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A great video by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service of the Down’s Syndrome Firebreak Passout at Hawkwell Firestation. Our DS Extra 21 teenagers learn how to be a firefighter for a week! [jwplayer mediaid=”321″]

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Watch our members scaling the heights of the climbing wall at Stubbers Activity Centre. Find out all about this year’s event which takes place on 16th September 2012. [jwplayer mediaid=”329″]

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Here are some of our young members enjoying the trampoline at Barleylands Farm Centre. Our AGM will be held at Barleylands on 1st July 2012, and there will be a chance to enjoy farm activities and visit all the attractions […]

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There are magnificent birds of prey to be seen at Barleylands Farm Centre where our AGM will be held on 1st July 2012. Members can enjoy farm activities and visit all the attractions afterwards. [jwplayer mediaid=”333″]

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The goal of this film from The National Down’s Syndrome Congress is to change the perceptions that people may have about those with Down’s syndrome. [jwplayer mediaid=”335″]

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Another helpful film from the USA: Ana Maria Miyares has been by Andys side his entire life. Her 25-year-old son has Down syndrome and, though dependent on Ana Maria and her husband, Carlos, hes achieved a great deal. But now […]

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From infancy to adulthood, this 2008 video showcases individuals with Down’s syndrome living their lives to the fullest and doing things “not thought possible”. This is for anyone who wants a current, accurate look at Down’s syndrome today. Produced by […]

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