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the EDUCATION CENTRE for  

children with Down syndrome

Welcome to  

the EDUCATION CENTRE for

children with Down syndrome.

We are a North East education charity for children with Down syndrome, based in Newton Aycliffe and Hexham.

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Following the success of last year’s charity ball, we are pleased to announce that we are doing it all again this year. Book your tickets now!

Our September Ball

Check here to find out what our volunteers and fundraisers have been getting up to.

Recent Events

We offer a range of training opportunities to help those who want to learn more about understanding and working with children with special needs, with particular emphasis on Down syndrome.

Training Opportunities

All of our Aycliffe and Hexham Spring and Summer 2014/15 term dates are now available online

Term Dates

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Latest News


Down syndrome jewellery now available. Order yours now.

ECCDS receives funding from the National Lottery Big Lottery Fund and Children in Need

A big thank you to all our supporters and fundraisers.
We could not do this without you!

Support for New Parents

We offer support to expectant or new parents of a child with Down syndrome.

Volunteering

We have a number of volunteers who assist with the running of our sessions and also many volunteers who give their time to assist with fundraising events...

Speech and Language

Speech is very difficult for most children with Down syndrome. Saying the speech sounds and putting them together into words is a big hurdle..

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Great North Run 2014!

We have, for the first time, managed to secure places for the run which takes place on  7 September. If you are interested in running, contact Maggie on 07806707465.

Job Opportunity

Get Involved In Our Summer Activities 2014

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