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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 disabilites 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.

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Celebrate International World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March this year by selling our official socks for 2021! Artists Peter Rowe & Kendall Perkins  collaborated to create a design to celebrate Australia’s Great National Wonder, the Great Barrier Reef... and they are fabulous! 

Socks can be purchased by the box to sell at your workplace, school, kindy, club or bought by the pair.  

Selling socks is a simple way to raise funds for the ACT Down Syndrome Association to continue our work supporting and empowering people with Down syndrome to have full access to social and economic inclusion.

Purchase your box of socks here: https://www.downsyndrome.org.au/.../lots-of-socks-2021/ and dont forget to tag us in your sock selfie! 
#WDSD2021 #WDSD #downsyndromeawareness #rockyoursocks #lotsofsocks

Celebrate International World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March this year by selling our official socks for 2021! Artists Peter Rowe & Kendall Perkins collaborated to create a design to celebrate Australia’s Great National Wonder, the Great Barrier Reef... and they are fabulous! Socks can be purchased by the box to sell at your workplace, school, kindy, club or bought by the pair. Selling socks is a simple way to raise funds for the ACT Down Syndrome Association to continue our work supporting and empowering people with Down syndrome to have full access to social and economic inclusion.Purchase your box of socks here: https://downsyndrome.org.au/.../… and don't forget to tag us in your 'sock selfie'! #WDSD2021 #WDSD #downsyndromeawareness #rockyoursocks #lotsofsocks ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Comment on Facebook Celebrate ...

So very happy to have been invited to be part of this, thank you😊

Today Charlotte offered to help Bosom Buddies ACT Inc pack little care packages for their members. Thanks Charlotte for offering to help out a fellow SHOUT Inc member 😊

Today Charlotte offered to help Bosom Buddies ACT Inc pack little care packages for their members. Thanks Charlotte for offering to help out a fellow SHOUT Inc member 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Comment on Facebook Today Charlotte ...

Big thanks Charlotte

Well done Charlotte. Being adaptable to varying work tasks is a great quality to have! I think you are amazing 🤩

Good work Charlotte!

I spy a few of our very talented members in these photos!!

I spy a few of our very talented members in these photos!! ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

It’s all happening in the ACTDSA office today! Kim has just been employed by Down Syndrome Australia as the ACT Health Ambassador! She has her first training session (via zoom) today. She will spend the next 6 weeks learning a range of skills she will use to help educate ACT health professionals about the health needs of people with Down syndrome. We look forward to working alongside Kim and DSA to help educate our wonderful health professionals here in the ACT.

It’s all happening in the ACTDSA office today! Kim has just been employed by Down Syndrome Australia as the ACT Health Ambassador! She has her first training session (via zoom) today. She will spend the next 6 weeks learning a range of skills she will use to help educate ACT health professionals about the health needs of people with Down syndrome. We look forward to working alongside Kim and DSA to help educate our wonderful health professionals here in the ACT. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Comment on Facebook It’s all happening...

This is wonderful news. Great to see Kim in this role.

Congratulations Kim! Good luck with the role.

Woohoo Kim, that is a role that is definitely needed in the health community. All the best with the role.

Terrific to see Kim in this role. Congratulations Kim.

Congratulations Kim! I know you’ll do great!

Great news! All the best Kim!

Congratulations, wonderful news!

Congratulations kim wishing u all the best

Congratulations Kim

Congratulations Kim!

Congratulations Kim. That’s great news.

Congratulations Kim

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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 – Friday, 9.00am – 4.00pm

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