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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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In the workplace: for employers

This two-part guide is designed to set the potential employee with Down syndrome on the right path towards employment, and the employer on the right path to creating an inclusive and meaningful work place for people with Down syndrome.

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Down Syndrome and Dementia: A Guide for Families

Dementia is an umbrella term that includes a range of conditions that cause symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills.

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A guide for expectant parents | Down Syndrome Australia

The purpose of this resource is to provide balanced information about Down syndrome to expectant parents.

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Ageing and Down syndrome

This booklet has been designed as a resource for adults with Down syndrome, their families, medical professionals and anyone involved in the health and wellbeing of someone with Down syndrome as they age.

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A guide for new parents | Down Syndrome Australia

Frequently asked questions and answers for new parents.

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Living independently Easy Read | Down Syndrome Australia

Are you thinking about moving out of home? Do you want to have your own place? This information will help you to decide what to do and make plans.

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Living independently | Down Syndrome Australia

As we get older, our lives change. People stop going to school and they begin to do things as an adult, such as going to work. Another thing that might change is where people live and who they live with.

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Adolescence | Down Syndrome Australia

Adolescence is a time of change for any young person. Often, this is the time when young people may want more independence and to be responsible for making decisions for themselves

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Down syndrome | Down Syndrome Australia

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