May 2019

DSS Staffing Update

Date: 14th May 2019

After 11 years as Chief Executive, Pandora Summerfield has decided it’s the right time to leave Down’s Syndrome Scotland. During her tenure the charity has grown its income from £300K to over £1M, the staff team from six to 30, including the introduction of professional fundraising staff, and its influence has substantially increased both throughout Scotland […]


Neck Instability

Date: 9th May 2019

As the summer holidays are fast approaching we want to make sure that you are aware that if you are taking a child who has Down’s syndrome to trampoline parks or gymnastic type activities that it is likely that you will be asked to sign a waiver and be asked to obtain a medical certificate […]


Thank you to Turcan Connell

Date: 1st May 2019

We would like to say a massive thank you to all the staff at Turcan Connell for supporting Down’s Syndrome Scotland so enthusiastically throughout our partnership as their charity of the year. We have absolutely loved working with them and were inspired by their dedication to smashing the target they set themselves. Through raising sponsorship […]