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1. Down’s Syndrome London

Formerly The Down’s Syndrome Association’s London Branch, now an independent entity offering a support service for parents in

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2. Little Eden

‘Little Eden’ garden in Sutton, open every Monday from 2pm to 6pm for children with additional or special needs.

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3. Stepping Stones

Provides coffee mornings, group speech therapy sessions, playball sessions, resource library, training sessions, social outings, support for local hospitals and new parents. Parents and Carers of children with DS 0-16y; members from N Hants,

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5. Woodpeckers

Provides parent support; sessions to practise speech and language skills; resource library; play opportunities for under 5s with DS, their parents and siblings. Based in Croydon but no geographical boundaries.

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6. SCAMPPS

Provides family social events; adult social and support events; a quarterly newsletter; some financial support to the local paediatric therapy team for equipment and toys; some funds for individual bids for specialist equipment. For the support of

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7. You Can Do It!

Provides inclusive sports and arts activities for disabled children and their siblings; social events. These run in term-time after school and at the weekends, as well as one-off sessions during the holidays. Horsham District and outside the District.

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8. Me Too and Co

Provides play sessions, arts and music, support and advice, counselling for adults, SEN advocacy, benefit advice surgeries, talks & workshops, children’s osteopathy clinic, relax and recharge days, sibling workshops, behaviour and sleeping clinics.

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9. Down with it

Support group for Croydon and surrounding areas. Meets last Wednesday in the month. Contact Isabel Rodriguez c/o downwithit@croydonmencap.org.uk

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10. Get on Downs

A weekly term time support group for families with children with DS or with a prenatal diagnosis in Sutton and surrounding areas. Wednesdays 9.30-11.00 coffee and cake £1 getondowns@btinternet.com

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