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 7th February
Friday 6th March
Friday 3rd April
Friday 1st May
Friday 5th June
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.
Provisional 2020 dates for the Primary Peeps group are as follows:
Sat 1st Feb
Sat 7th March
Sat 2nd May
Sat 6th June
Sat 5th Sept
Sat 3rd Oct
Sat 7th Nov
Sat 5th Dec (Xmas Party)
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
For further information, please email Phoebe Haymer on firstname.lastname@example.org.