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Weekly News - 18th March 2024 - Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Welcome to our newsletter.

This Thursday is World Down Syndrome Day and we'd love to hear how you, your family, organisation or school are celebrating. We have put together some links and resources that might be helpful for you. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4), Early Development- Caterpillars and TadpolesOnline Karaoke Session for ages 10+Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8) and Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions.

As always we are available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time.

Weekday: 07442 332678

Weekend: 07472 320168 

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

World Down Syndrome Day 2024 - Resources

World Down Syndrome Day 2024 is coming up on 21st March! 

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Leeds running events - fundraise for Sunshine & Smiles!

Are you interested in running for Sunshine & Smiles?

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Leeds Local Offer - Live

Leeds Local Offer Live is an event for families of children with SEND

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SENCo Support in Schools & Nurseries

We can offer free workshops, advice and support for nurseries and schools

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DSA Education Campaign Event Recordings

You can find recordings of the events from the Down Syndrome Association's Education campaign on their website

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SEN-Inclusive Tennis Sessions

The John Charles Centre for Sports are running an SEN-inclusive tennis session for all disabled and/or neurodivergent children on Sunday afternoons.

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 18th Mar 2024 - Fri, 22nd Mar 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 18th Mar 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

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Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 19th Mar 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 20th Mar 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 23rd Mar 2024, 11:15-12:15

A fantastic and fun music session for ages 2-8, followed by time for refreshments and a chat

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Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sun, 24th Mar 2024

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 25th Mar 2024

Ruth's Speech & Language Groups

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 25th Mar 2024 - Fri, 29th Mar 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

Find out more
Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 25th Mar 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 26th Mar 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 26th Mar 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 27th Mar 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cricket will be at Meanwood Cricket Club this week, weather depending.

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Sunshine Youth Club - Climbing Trip

Sunshine Youth Club - Climbing Trip

Thu, 28th Mar 2024, 19:00-21:00

The next event for our Sunshine Youth Club will be a climbing trip to The Big Depot Climbing Centre.

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Karaoke for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Karaoke for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 30th Mar 2024, 11:15-12:15

This week is a karaoke session with James

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Individual Support over the holidays

Individual Support over the holidays

Next date: Mon, 1st Apr 2024 - Fri, 5th Apr 2024

We are still here for you over the holidays

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Dates for your diary

Sunshine Youth Club - Climbing Trip

Sunshine Youth Club - Climbing Trip

Thu, 28th Mar 2024, 19:00-21:00

The next event for our Sunshine Youth Club will be a climbing trip to The Big Depot Climbing Centre.

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