North East Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Family Support Group

Supporting children and adults with Down's syndrome and their families in North East Lincolnshire. Charity number 1154260


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2016 Christmas Fair

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Sam and Andrew's Big Step Forward

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 7:20 PM

The Big Step Forward Update - Here's Sam & Andrew at the end of their epic 135mile walk across the Glyndwr Way on Saturday to raise funds for our group. They did amazingly over some rough terrain and covered 23,000ft of ascent in ten days!! The weather was kind to them with only one wet day, which helped enormously. We are in process of gathering all the sponsor money and will give you and update of how much they raised for us when all the monies are in.

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NAViGO fundraising effort for our group

Posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Sophie Wilson and Co-Chairs Sarah Dix and Clare Jervis receiving £250 from Jack Brumpton on behalf of our group. Jack, along with his Mum Julia, and Julia's work colleagues at NAViGO, who provide the mental health services to NE Lincs, had a fundraising cake and bric a brac charity sta...

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Grimsby Telegraph article on our group

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 5:40 AM

The Grimsby Telegraph have an article about our group in the 13th March 2013 edition.  Click here to read.

Independent Parental Special Education Advice

Posted on February 7, 2013 at 12:50 PM

IPSEA is a registered charity offering free and independent advice to parents of children with special educational needs in England and Wales.

IPSEA has issued a Press Release about the new Children & Families Bill as follows:

"At 5pm on Monday 4th February, the Children & Families Bill was presented in Parliament. The Bill was published toda...

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Symbol Speech and Language Therapy Service

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Symbol UK provides specialist speech and language therapy services, consultation and training focusing on children and adults with special needs, communication difficulties and/or eating and drinking needs.

Good practice guidelines: education for children and young people with Down's syndrome

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 12:15 PM

The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Down Syndrome has published a report presenting good practice guidelines for education for children and young people with Down syndrome.


The new report, published by the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Down Syndrome, offers guidelines on education for children and young people with Down syndrome aged from birth to 25 years.


The All Party Parliamentary Group on Down Syndrome (APPGDS) aims to to ra...

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Christmas Fair

Posted on November 24, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Thank you to everyone involved in making our first Christmas Fair such a big success! The children and parents did us proud by singing and signing in front of such a large audience and the turn out was wonderful. The help and support from friends and family was fantastic - thank you so much. We will let you know the total raised very soon. To see more pictures visit the photo gallery or click on this link:

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Pelham Singers Donation

Posted on September 11, 2012 at 4:25 PM

The Pelham Singers, of Immingham have kindly donated £300 to our group. Sarah Dix received the cheque on behalf of the group - thank you!

Sponsored Walk - July 2012

Posted on September 6, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Well done and a huge thank you to everyone involved with the Communication Group sponsored walk held in July. Group member Donna Elliot organised the event to raise funds to buy iPads and specialist Apps for children attending the Communication Group sessions . The total raised so far is £2820.50! Thank you and well done Donna!

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