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Down Syndrome Australia

Down Syndrome Australia is made up of eight state and territory associations providing support, information and resources to people with Down syndrome and their families, across the country.

Down Syndrome Australia associations have come together to represent and progress the needs, interests and aspirations of people with Down syndrome and those that support them.

Their purpose is to influence social and policy change, provide a national profile and voice for people living with Down syndrome, and to build resources and knowledge capacity of state and territory Down syndrome associations.

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Last reviewed: June 2016

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What is Down syndrome? – Down Syndrome Australia

Down syndrome is a genetic condition and is also sometimes known as trisomy 21. You can find out more about Down syndrome below. You can also turn on the Easy Read for this page.

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People with Down syndrome – Down Syndrome Australia

Our state and territory associations offer a range of services for youth and adults with Down syndrome. Find out more abut services below.

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Family, Carers and Friends – Down Syndrome Australia

Our state and territory Down syndrome associations offer support, encouragement, and information for family members, carers and friends. Find out more about our services below.

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NDIS – Down Syndrome Australia

Our NDIS page provides you with information about how the NDIS works and key links and resources to use. For the latest news and updates you can visit the NDIS website.

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Coronavirus Information – Down Syndrome Australia

Coronavirus information and Down syndrome This page has information about Coronavirus that may be helpful to people with Down syndrome and…

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FAQs – Down Syndrome Australia

Here are some frequently asked questions about Down syndrome. This page has an Easy Read option.

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Employment – Down Syndrome Australia

People with Down syndrome want to work for the same reasons as everyone else – so that they…

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How to talk about Down syndrome – Down Syndrome Australia

Language is very important in how we think about and speak about the world. This section provides some guidelines for talking about Down syndrome.

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Prenatal and New Parent – Down Syndrome Australia

The Down Syndrome Federation provides support and information to new parents and expecting parents. Find out more about our services below.

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Education – Down Syndrome Australia

Our education resources provide up-to-date advice about how to support people with Down syndrome in schools and education.

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