Tag Archives: World Down Syndrome Day

The time HDSSG went intergalactic!!

This week Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group went intergalactic. Whilst scrolling through old photos I came across a fantastic picture of a budding astronaut – HDSSG’s Jack D and decided to send a quick tweet to Mr Tim Peake. You may … Continue reading

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WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2016

March 21st 2016 marks the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. In 2016 the focus of the campaign led by Down Syndrome International is: “My Friends, My Community” – The benefits of inclusive environments for today’s children and tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day – FREE LESSON PLAN for schools

We are excited to share that ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS – a Yorkshire based educational recruitment agency have put together a ground breaking, awareness raising, schools competition and free lesson plan! A wonderful opportunity for school staff to use this ready made … Continue reading

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HDSSG do WDSD 2015

  Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group marked World Down Syndrome Day 2015 with a huge celebration day for all our members & their families. March 21st 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. We invited our members … Continue reading

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How Huddersfield celebrated 21.03.13!

  Today (21.03.13) HDSSG celebrated World Down Syndrome Day. We were not alone! We were thrilled with the support of local businesses, schools, families and friends that embraced the day with us.  Our local newspaper the Huddersfield Examiner featured us in … Continue reading

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World Down Syndrome Day 2013!

21st March 2013 marks the 8th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day. A global awareness day which has been recognised by the United Nations since 2012. Shabang Inclusive Learning, based at The Watershed in Slaithwaite and Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support … Continue reading

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Royds Hall High School recognise 21.03.12!

Royds Hall High School helped to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with a fundraising cake stall. The students baked buns in HDSSG colours and advertised the sale with some brilliantly designed posters which they displayed around the school. The additional … Continue reading

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