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New Charity Number for 21 Plus

21 Plus has recently changed to being a Foundation Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and we have a new charity number: 1194335.

COVID-19 and Down’s Syndrome – Update December 2020

Latest update from the DSA on COVID 19: Adults who have Down’s syndromeWe particularly wanted to flag the announcement that the Government made at the start of November, that adults (18+) who have Down’s syndrome have been added to the list of people who are classed as ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ (CEV) (2 November). GPs have been

COVID-19 and Down’s Syndrome

Forwarded from the DSA: Many of you have asked whether people who have Down’s syndrome are more vulnerable to coronavirus. In addition to the advice already published by the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group, our colleague Dr Brian Skotko’s updated advice is very helpful.Please see below.Best wishes,Gwen Are people with Down Syndrome more vulnerable to

Article in DSA Journal, Spring/Summer 2019

21 Plus Victoria Hughes, 21 Plus, School Support Service I was introduced to Katharina Barker by my Portage worker in the summer of 2007 as we both had a child with Down’s syndrome of the same age. We found the mutual support very helpful and supportive and decided to find some other families in the

BBC Article

This lovely article about our upcoming 10th anniversary appeared on the BBC website: View Article

St David Awards Video

This wonderful video was produced for the St David Awards which took place at The Senedd in Cardiff on 23 March 2017. It gives a lovely introduction to 21 Plus and the work we do. View Video on Facebook

St David Awards

We are extremely honoured to have been nominated for a St David Award. We are one of three finalists in the category “Citizenship”. Read more here: http://stdavidawards.org.uk/2017-finalists/21-plus/?lang=en