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WANTED – Deputy Treasurer

Are you looking for the right opportunity to share your charity finance skills, enabling us to have a real impact on children’s lives? DEx delivers essential skills and support to children with Down syndrome, and their families. No worries if you have never been a trustee before – if you bring the finance know-how and …

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New faces

New Faces

Our Fundraising and Social Media team has grown! We grabbed 30 seconds with our new recruits to introduce them to you … What is your name? Tanushree or you can call me Ree.Where you are from?  Born in India but lived in London for the last 16 years.How did you get involved with DEx? I …

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UiO University of Oslo

University of Oslo Research Project – Can you help Camilla?

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 Data (NSD reference number 657099) and …

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Quiz save the date

Barry’s Big Quiz: Sunday 21st March, 8pm – 10pm, Get your tickets here

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 shambolic as ever! With questions …

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the World of Anteriors

The World of Anteriors

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. These will go on sale …

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Farewell to Caitlin

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 term, here’s what she had …

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