Down’s Syndrome Association launch Emotional Wellbeing resources for people with Down’s syndrome, parents, and carers

The Down’s Syndrome Association have released free emotional wellbeing resources to support people with Down’s syndrome, parents, and carers.

As restrictions and guidelines are changing around COVID-19, looking after our emotional wellbeing has never been more important.

CHALLENGES

For people who have Down’s syndrome and other learning disabilities the coronavirus pandemic has been especially challenging.

Now, the Down’s Syndrome Association have released an innovative new set of resources to support the emotional wellbeing of children and adults with Down’s syndrome, their parents and family-cares.

The Emotional Wellbeing guide is the cumulation of two year’s of work from the team at the Down’s Syndrome Association.

COLLABORATION

The accessible resources have been produced in close collaboration with people who have Down’s syndrome, members of the charity’s Having a Voice and Our Voice groups.

Resources in place can be used to support various aspects of emotional wellbeing, and there are a wonderful range of resources available. 

From talking about feelings, mindfulness, bullying, anger alongside top 10 tips. There is also vital advice available for parents and those supporting themselves, to ensure we can all take care of our mental health and wellbeing, which is incredibly important during these strange times.

RELAX

Also available is videos and audio for relaxation with people explaining how they are relaxing and their tips to help you relax.

The Emotional Wellbeing resources can be found and downloaded, for free, here individually or you can download the full collection available in a single bundle.

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