Amanda World Congress 2012 feedback

Amanda World Congress 2012 feedback I am Amanda Steyn. I am 24 years old and wanted to attend the Congress in the Cape to tell everyone what we have learned in the self-advocate group and to make new friends.   At the Congress we learned about our different rights and...

Down Syndrome Adult at the care centre

Big story all over the news today, Down Syndrome Adult at the care centre  EWN Exclusive: Parents speak out about a PTA care centre abuse  Gia Nicolaides Several Pretoria families have told Eyewitness News their loved ones being cared for at the Uitkoms Care Centre ...

Public Statement 2011 07 08

PUBLIC STATEMENT ON UITKOMS CARE CENTRE Issued by the Management Committee of Uitkoms 08 JULY 2011     BACKGROUND TO UITKOMS CARE CENTRE Uitkoms Care Centre is a home for intellectually disabled adults. The centre was founded in October 1990 by Mrs Pikkie...

702 Talk Radio Interview

Telephonic interview with Gia from Talk Radio 702   Has the Downs Syndrome Association of Pretoria be made aware of the allegations against uitkoms ? Yes, we received an e-mail from yesterday’s interview that 702 had with a parent.   How does the Association feel...
In the Clouds

In the Clouds

In the Clouds The Association started 2011 “in the Clouds”.  Blue Chip Flight School had an open day on the 15th of January 2011 and we were invited to enjoy the day with them.  Eight children with Down syndrome had the opportunity to enjoy a flight in a 10 seat...