Down Syndrome Liverpool is a parent led charity that provides a range of support to parents, carers and families to enrich the lives of young people and adults with Down Syndrome from Liverpool and the surrounding areas.
Down Syndrome Liverpool (DSL) is a registered charity based in the City of Liverpool, (Reg. Charity no.1097276) run by parent and carer Trustees of people with Down syndrome and has been in existence in it’s present form since 2003.
DSL aims to support parents, carers and families who are affected by Down Syndrome and seeks to enhance the lives of people with the condition who live in the City of Liverpool and surrounding area.
DSL is managed by a committee who meet regularly. This allows the trustees to organize social events for families and carers, training for professionals, fundraising activities and any other support needed within Liverpool and the surrounding areas
Provide advice and support to new parents via our New Parent Contact.
Organise a regular monthly parent/carer and toddler group.
Support the training and development of professionals who work with people who have Down Syndrome, e.g. classroom support workers, educational psychologists, speech therapists, SEN co-ordinators.
Provide up to date information on the best approaches to teaching children with Down Syndrome.
Publish regular news to keep our members and the wider community up to date with current issues. We also provide news and information celebrating the achievements of local people with Down Syndrome to both our members and supporters.
Organise social events that bring our community together.
Engage in fundraising activities
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