About Down syndrome

Find out all about Down syndrome in this section. There are many stories about life with Down syndrome in Our Stories. You can also find an Easy Read version on each page.
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About Down syndrome

In this area of the website you will find information about Down syndrome and many stories from people with Down syndrome and their families.

 If you don’t find the information you are searching for, please contact us at info@downsyndrome.org.au.

About Down syndrome

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This part of the website tells you all about Down syndrome.

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In ‘What is Down syndrome?’ there is information that explains Down syndrome.

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‘How to talk about Down syndrome’ explains how people can talk about Down syndrome and words that are ok to use. There are tips for people who talk about Down syndrome in the media.

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‘Our Stories’ has stories which were shared by people with Down syndrome and their families.

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In the ‘FAQ’ there are questions and answers that people often ask about Down syndrome.

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In ‘Research’ you can find out about research that has been done to learn more about Down syndrome.

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In ‘Statistics’ you can find out some facts about Down syndrome in Australia.

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If you can’t find the information you are looking for, you can email Down Syndrome Australia. The email address is info@downsyndrome.org.au.