An opportunity to meet with other families of children aged 0-5 with Down Syndrome. This is a parent led group that offers support and shared experience.
We have additional meet ups at weekends and during holidays. Please get in touch with Hazel if you would like information about other opportunities to meet with families of children with Down’s syndrome aged 0-5 in the local area.
St Columba’s Church Hall
We meet on the first Friday of every month during term time between 2-4pm.
Friday 6th September
Friday 4th October
Friday 1st November
Friday 6th December
A physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a speech and language therapist also attend regularly to give advice. There are a range of sensory toys to occupy the children and their siblings whilst the adults can chat over refreshments and also read information about local services. Please feel free to get in touch with the parent volunteers, Jamie Swift-Adams or Hazel Wilkinson.
The group is organised by parents who have children with Down’s Syndrome of Primary School age group. It takes place on the first Saturday of the month between 2-3pm. It’s a great chance to drop in for a tea or coffee and meet with other families whilst the children play.
Where: Walpole Hall, 27 Chester St., Edinburgh, EH3 7EN
When: 2-3pm on the following Saturday’s;
Sat 7th Sept
Sat 12th Oct
Sat 2nd Nov
Sat 30th Nov
This group meets every Saturday during term time. It is open to all children aged 12 and over. Its main focus is on healthy living, healthy food and exercise.
Every Saturday during school term time.
*More dates to be confirmed after Summer*
Gorgie Dalry Parish Church
190-192 Gorgie Road
For further information, please email Michelle Ferguson on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07880 525597.
This popular group meets every second Monday in Edinburgh. It’s currently run by Phoebe Haymaer, is open to anyone over 16 with Down’s syndrome and focuses on music and dancing with occasional outings to the cinema or bowling.
Where: The Enable Building, 95 Causewayside, EDINBURGH, EH9 1QG
When: Every second and forth Monday
Monday 26th August
Monday 9th September
Monday 23rd September
Monday 7th October
Monday 21st October
For further information, please email Phoebe Haymer on email@example.com.