E-Newsletter

DSA News is a quarterly newsletter for members of Down Syndrome Association (Singapore), friends of DSA, donors and supporters of the Down syndrome community in Singapore.
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Computer Maths

Computer skills are a necessity in the 21st century and the interactive options that technology brings make learning easier and more engaging. DSA runs computer classes conducted by Ms Lakshmy Priya, with a dedicated group of volunteers. 
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KidsREAD

Literacy is essential for all communication. KidsREAD is a programme supported by the NLB that encourages the habit of reading. 
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Drums

Drumming classes at DSA develop talent in percussion. Our experienced instructors, Shamroz Khan and Shivaranjini Moorthy from Shi Sha Production, make the learning engaging and fun.
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Flower Arrangement Programme

This floral design programme is run by professional florist Ms Felicia Toi of Precious Petals. The programme lets your children have fun learning to appreciate and handle different types of flowers, their textures, colours, and combinations in arranging a beautiful floral design
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Visual Art

Our Visual Art enrichment classes are conducted by Ms.May Tang who brings a wealth of experience and passion to her lessons. The classes cover, among other things, painting using a variety of paints such as water-colour and acrylic on mediums like paper, canvas, and cloth.
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Swimming

DSA (S) Aqua Fitness & Water Safety Programme creates opportunities for our members aged 16 years and below to experience a good full body workout without the strenuous effect on land. This programme aids in improving our member’s cardiovascular conditioning, strengthening of their muscles, endurance, posture and flexibility through the use of water. Done mostly vertically and without swimming. This is all conducted in an indoor shallow and heated pool environment.
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Aikido

Aikido is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba (often referred to by his title ‘O Sensei’ or ‘Great Teacher’). Aikido focuses not on punching or kicking opponents, but rather on using their own energy to gain control of them or to throw them away from you. It is not a static art, but places great emphasis on motion and the dynamics of movement. Source: Aikido Singapore DSA (S) Aikido program began on 7 May 2016. It was started by Mr Patrick Chan and Mr Shamus Chan, a pair of father and son. Mr Patrick is also a parent of two children with Down syndrome, where one of them, Mr Sean, is an assistant instructor for their classes.
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