WELCOME TO THE CORNWALL DOWN’S SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP’S WEBSITE

A charity run by families affected by Down’s syndrome living in Cornwall

Going to Hospital Book

The 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, aims to help children with additional needs prepare for a visit to hospital using photos and Makaton symbols.

Dance! Dance! Dance!

Regular Dance Sessions

Tea at Grandmas's

Cornwall Down’s Syndrome Support Group’s 3rd book in the Looking Up series “Tea at Grandma’s”.

Going to School – Makaton & Symbols pdf

A great talking tool to further aid communication! You can also create your own personalised visual timetable, a great aid for visual learners.

Going to School Book

Cornwall Down’s Syndrome Support Group are excited to be selling the popular Going to School Books directly from our website. They are currently available for sale individually, packs of 10 or bulk purchases of 40.

Going to Hospital

The 5th Book in the Looking Up Series, aims to help children with additional needs prepare for a visit to hospital using photos and Makaton symbols.

Dance

Regular Dance Sessions

Tea at Grandmas's

The 3rd book in the Looking Up Books series “Tea at Grandma’s”.

Going to School – Makaton & Symbols pdf

A great talking tool
to further aid communication!

Going to School Book

A pictorial story from our members showing youngsters at primary school
CDSSG What we do

What we do

We offer families a chance to meet, socialise and share information, friendship and support. During the year we organise many fun days out and trips away as well as our annual winter party.

Our new parent support team warmly welcomes parents with a recent diagnosis.

Join Us CDSSG

Join Us

Membership is free and we hold regular drop in sessions around the county where we can signpost our members to services that may be beneficial in an informal setting with entertainment for the children provided.

If you are interested in becoming a member, download a form today.

CDSSG Support Groups

Family Support

We offer regular family support groups every month throughout Cornwall. These groups provide an ideal opportunity for families to meet with others, chat, share experiences and information whilst the children play.

Please visit the family support page to find out more

Fundraising CDSSG

Fundraising

Fundraising is not only key to building awareness of our cause but also vitally important to the survival of the Charity. Yearly events are organised for all to come along to, enjoy and support.

You can also make a donation online please visit our online Virgin Giving page.

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LATEST NEWS …

Job Advert – Treasurer

Job Advert – Treasurer

Cornwall Down Syndrome Support Group is looking for a treasurer to support the work the committee and staff are doing to help around 80 families in the region.

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