As DEx’s first regular Friday Occupational Therapist since 2012, our pre-school children have been so lucky to benefit from Caitlin’s specialist skills, kindness and creativity. Her dedication and warmth will be hugely missed but we will not lose touch! We caught up with Caitlin before she leaves us at half
Barry Sykes has launched his second set of ‘Anteriors’ watercolours created in Lockdown 3.0. They are the same size as ‘The World of Interiors Magazine’ and based on Barry’s experiences day-to-day as part of a clinically vulnerable family. The first set of his wonderful artwork raised £1,000 for Downright Excellent.
It’s back, bigger and better than before! In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, Barry is hosting his famous annual Big Quiz lockdown-style. His quizzes have raised over £3,000 for DEx! Hosted on Zoom with a voluntary donation to participate via JustGiving, expect the quiz to be as silly and
Saturday 20th March, 6pm – 7pm in place of Saturday morning sessions Bring any instrument – shakers and wooden spoons welcome! Bring family and friends.
Camilla Brooks from the Department of Special Needs Education at the University of Oslo is running a research project titled “Evaluating the Quality of Education, Health and Care Plan outcomes for primary school students with Down syndrome in England”. The project has now received ethical approval from the Norwegian Centre for Research