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DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop

5 April
Down's Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Centre, 2A Langdon Park, Teddington, TW11 9PS

The workshop is for staff from leisure and fitness providers (membership managers, duty managers, receptionists, personal trainers / sports coaches, catering managers, marketing/communication teams and etc). It explores understanding people with Down's syndrome, society barriers and improvements.

The aims for the workshop:

  • Understanding people with Down’s syndrome
  • Health conditions
  • Myths, Truth and Terminology
  • Communications
  • Our research and case studies
  • Barriers, improvements and suggestions
  • Practical element and conclusion

The Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) is the only charity in the UK dealing with all aspects of Down’s syndrome. The aim is to help people with Down’s syndrome live full and rewarding lives.

Established in 1970, the DSA has evolved from a parent member organisation into a leading national charity which strives to improve the lives of people with Down’s syndrome and raise awareness of the condition. The DSActive programme is designed to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down’s syndrome to be active and healthy. DSActive was created in response to the awareness of the sedentary lifestyles of many children and adults with Down’s syndrome and the subsequent health problems, including obesity, resulting from lack of exercise and participation in sport.

The workshop is accredited by CIMSPA. The workshop is available for CIMSPA and non-CIMSPA members. The workshop is development 3 CIMSPA CDP points.

Date: 5 April 2019
Timing: 11AM-2:00PM (Registration from 10:30AM)
Cost: £30 for CIMSPA members, £35 for non-CIMSPA members
Venue: Down's Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Center, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington, TW11 9PS