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Dimensions along with the Odeon Cinema Huddersfield offer monthly ‘sensory friendly’ cinema screenings of recent releases! What makes a screening sensory friendly? The lights will be on low The volume will be turned down There will be no trailers at … Continue reading
A new sports club for young people with disabilities (14+) started on Saturday 27 October at the Deighton Sports Arena offering two hours of sports activities from 12noon -2pm. The Flame Club will offer young people aged 14 years and over … Continue reading
MeshDance is a Leeds based innovative contemporary dance company that aims to challenge perceptions about dance and disability. Since September 2011, Me2 have performed at a variety of events including the West Yorkshire Youth Dance Platform and for Candoco’s Moving Bodies … Continue reading
9 out of 10 people with Down Syndrome are unemployed. The same high proportion WANT to work. WorkFit is a new service which plans to turn the ‘supported employment’ concept on its head. If you are an employer or … Continue reading
It’s Sunday, it’s 10am and we’re heading to Pontefract for our weekly training session with the fabulous Pontefract Pirates junior football team. The pirates are run under the wing of Pontefract Collieries Football Club from the White Rose Stadium on Beechnut … Continue reading
Swimming for Borough Of Kirklees, Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group sent a twelve strong squad to the Special Olympics held in Hull on Saturday 3rd March. 16 squads competed including a team from the Netherlands. Each of our swimmers competed … Continue reading
Congratulations to Joanne Kempley and Ben Sweeny who have achieved the qualifying times for selection to GB Team to compete in Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation (DSISO) World Championships 2012 to be held in Loano, Italy. Keep up the amazing … Continue reading
The Cinema Exhibitors Association (CEA) in association with cinema companies and the Disability Rights Commission have introduced a new initiative, an ID card for those guests wishing to take advantage of our free ticket policy for companions. This card is … Continue reading
Congratulations to some of our young adults who passed their Duke Of Edinburgh Awards. A fantastic achievement.
Members of the ‘Up Club’ – a weekly drama and communication sessions for older children with Down Syndrome, along with their families, had a day trip to see Annie at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. This opportunity was made … Continue reading
Disability Sport for the Youth in Bradford are pleased to announce a new Junior Sports Academy for Disabled People (8-18yrs) starting in January at NabWood Sports Centre. The Club will run every Saturday from 11am-1pm and will link in specifically … Continue reading
Massive congratulations to members of our swim team who were competing in the Special Olympics Regional Event in Harrogate this weekend! Many came away with medals and personal bests. Fantastic news – well done all of you!