Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ambitions – meeting today’s needs for tomorrow’s future

Ambitions is committed to empowering young people with learning difficulties, helping them to develop skills for work and independent living through practical experiences and supported work placements within their own local community and culture. They are based in Mirfield, North … Continue reading

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Fun Club for 13 – 18 year olds.

Local Mencap in Kirklees are to run an evening Fun Club for 13 to 18 year olds with additional needs. The club will be based at Carlinghow Mills, Batley where a centre – Branches – is currently situated. Sessions will … Continue reading

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Thank you to our GNR runners.

  HDSSG would like to say a great big THANK YOU! to two gentlemen that ran the Bupa Great North Run to raise money for our group. The Bupa Great North Run, the world’s biggest half marathon, starts in Newcastle … Continue reading

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HDSSG take part in Examiner Wish 2012

  Thank you to the Huddersfield Examiner for another lovely article. As part of their ‘Wish 2012’ campaign they will feature all the charities and organisations in Huddersfield that have joined up in the hope of receiving a share of … Continue reading

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Shabang! 2013 Calendar featuring signs & symbols

  COMING SOON – a fabulous unique  calendar put together by Huddersfield’s Shabang! Theatre Adventures – a creative arts project working with families and children with additional needs. The 2013 calendar features fantastic pictures of little stars in typical Shabang! … Continue reading

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Ruben meets paralympian Stephanie Millward…

  …Or should that be Stephanie Millward meets Ruben?! in his own words read all about Ruben’s day at Olympic Park: “On September 1st I went to the Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park. I met Stephanie Millward who won two silver … Continue reading

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HDSSG swimmers to compete in 2013 Special Olympics

  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group are proud to announce that seven of our swimmers will be representing BOK Borough Of Kirklees) at next years Summer Special Olympic Games to be held at the University Of Bath in August 2013. … Continue reading

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Drama Sessions for children with Down Syndrome from Shabang! Theatre Adventures

    Offers weekly drama sessions for children with Down Syndrome. Based at the  Watershed in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield ‘Up Club’ runs on a Monday evening. The sessions aim to improve communication skills, build self esteem and enhance social confidence. To … Continue reading

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reading and language intervention conferences for children with Down syndrome

  DSE is hosting four one-day conferences around the UK this autumn to present their new reading and language intervention for children with Down syndrome. The Reading and Language Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome (RLI) teaches key language and literacy … Continue reading

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Even more Helping Hands at Eureka! Children’s museum.

    Eureka! Museum’s innovative Helping Hands Project has announced the next round of free Saturday and Holiday Clubs for disabled children and their families from across Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford and Calderdale. The regular clubs offer families the opportunity … Continue reading

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