DSA, together with the National Council on Intellectual Disability and the other peaks, continue to support the right of workers with disability to the dignity of a fair wage.
Down Syndrome Australia regrets to announce that the 2014 Down Syndrome Australia conference in Canberra has been cancelled due to lack of resources. We were delighted to receive such a positive response from the community, and hope to reschedule in the future when our resources can support it.
The Australian Senate Committee on Community Affairs is conducting an inquiry into communication disorders and speech pathology services in Australia. Down Syndrome Australia is developing a submission to this inquiry and is seeking information from people with Down syndrome and their families on their experiences regarding speech pathology services.