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(02) 6290 0656

ACT Down Syndrome Association leads the way in building an inclusive community for people with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities.

Overview

The ACT Down Syndrome Association (ACTDSA) aims to improve the quality of life for people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities by providing support and information to their families, carers, schools, employers and other organisations.

ACTDSA also aims to increase awareness of the abilities and needs of people with Down syndrome through our programs, events and activities.

ACTDSA actively works within the community to assist in the removal of barriers for people with a disability to access mainstream services.

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Our Vision

ACT Down Syndrome Association leads the way in building an inclusive community for people with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities.

Our Mission

ACTDSA works with individuals and families through lifelong engagement to enable them to reach their full potential as active and contributing members of the wider community.

ACTDSA collaborates and builds relationships with business, government and community organisations to create better outcomes for all of society.

Our Reports

2020-2025 Strategic Plan (IN REVIEW)

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Thanks GoBoat Australia for the amazing morning on the lake! Do you know that GoBoat are a major sponsor of the ACT Down Syndrome Association? If you go out on one of their fabulous boats, send us a photo and we will share them in our page ๐Ÿ˜Š Thanks GoBoat for your ongoing support! ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

Our amazing local man Jackson! Amazing work by him and the Gunghalin Lakes Club. We think a dinner is in order to support such a fantastic employer.Jackson has worked at the Gungahlin Lakes Club for 10 YEARS!!! What an awesome achievement! Read Jackson's employment success story here: https://downsyndrome.org.au/right-to-work/2022/…; ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago
Our amazing local man Jackson! Amazing work by him and the Gunghalin Lakes Club. We think a dinner is in order to support such a fantastic employer.

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Fantastic milestone Jackson. We are all proud of you

Would you like to provide feedback to the ACT Health Directorate regarding mental health? ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

"Employers should take a chance in employing people with Down syndrome. They will be reliable, loyal and take pride in their work." We could agree with you more Laura!Laura shares her employment success story for our countdown to World Down Syndrome Day here: https://downsyndrome.org.au/right-to-work/2022/…; ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago
Employers should take a chance in employing people with Down syndrome. They will be reliable, loyal and take pride in their work. 

We could agree with you more Laura!

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Get in Touch

Street address: Room 24, Building 1, Pearce Community Centre, Collett Place, Pearce ACT 2607
Postal address: PO Box 717, Mawson, ACT 2607

Phone: 02 6290 0656
Email: admin@actdsa.org.au
Office Hours: Monday โ€“ Friday, 9.00am โ€“ 4.00pm

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