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Ups and Downs Southwest is a charity supporting children and young people who have Down Syndrome, their families, and all those involved in their care, health and education.

The charity provide

  • face to face family support including home visits
  • assistance with completing benefit forms and Educational Health Care Plans (EHCPs)
  • support in meetings including annual reviews
  • family days
  • children and young people activities
  • youth clubs
  • advice and support for professionals
  • training events
  • education resources
  • a specialist education advice service

Michelle introduces the support available through Ups and Downs Southwest as part of the Local Offer Live February 2022 sessions.

Type of provision

Specialist - This is for a small group of people with significant special educational needs and disabilities and their families

Contact details

Telephone Headquarters: Somerset 01278 691100

Centre information

Accessibility and adjustments

Wheelchair access Yes


Address Ups and Downs Southwest, The Old School, School Road, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0LN

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