Wellness

Independence 

This Easy Read leaflet from The Down Syndrome Association has some great tips on being independent.

Click here to read it. 

Managing Anger

Do you feel angry sometimes?

This Easy Read leaflet from The Down Syndrome Association has some great tips to help you manage anger.

Click here to read it. 

Summer Tips 

It’s summer!

Click here for some summer tips from Ross O’Neill, our National Advisory Council Secretary. 

Five fabulous Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

It is important to eat fruit and vegetables to help you stay healthy.

Click here to see five fabulous fruit and vegetable recipes in the Easy Read Picture Recipes book from TVC – The Conservation Volunteers. 

Being Healthy

How can you be healthy?

Click here to read this leaflet recommended by Ross O’Neill, our Junior Administrator.

You will find some things to help you be healthy. 

Washing the dishes 

Do you do the wash up?

It is another great way to build independence.

Watch this video on how to wash the dishes. 

Changing sheets 

you change your own bedsheets

It’s a great way to build your independence

Watch the video on how to change your sheets.

Phone safety 

Phones are really great.

Read these tips to help you stay safe. 

Spring Bucket List 

Spring is almost here.  

Click here for fun ideas for your family and you.

Wellbeing In 2022 

Your wellbeing is always important. Start off 2022 by trying these great tips for wellbeing in this UK Down Syndrome Association document.

Christmas Song 

Singing Christmas songs is a great way to get in the Christmas spirit. 

Read and sing along with Ed Sheerin and Elton John. 

Autumn Heritage Bucket List

 

Our heritage is what we have inherited from past generations. 

Our heritage can include buildings, monuments, and artwork.

It can also include traditions and the natural environment. 

Click here to find ideas to experience your heritage this Autumn.

Dancing is a fantastic way to keep fit and to have fun. You can make up your own dances or try some of the moves in this dance video below.

 

Gardening is a great way to keep fit and strong. You do not need a lot of space to start growing herbs and vegetables. The food you grow is healthy and very good for the environment. You can find advice on growing different types of food here.

If you would prefer to stay sitting down while you exercise then you might like to try this workout video.

It is important to look after yourself and to eat lunch every day. You can use this guide to make a sandwich for yourself?

Special Olympics Ireland have launched a Together at Home fitness plan. You can follow the training programme here.

It is important to get fresh air.

Go for a walk every day.

There are lots of workouts online for you to try at home.

Try Joe Wick’s The Body Coach.

Housework is exercise too!

Can you hoover? Can you clean windows? Can you tidy your room? Can you mop the floor?

Can you do this challenge?

Spell your name and do the exercise for each letter.