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Submission to the Bioethics and Disability Council – September 2017

Down Syndrome Australia made a submission to the Bioethics and Disability for the United Nations Human Rights Council. Our response focuses on the issues relating to Down syndrome and prenatal screening. 

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Submission to the Department of Health on the Guidelines – February 2017

Down Syndrome Australia made a submission to the Department of Health on the Antenatal Care Guidelines.

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Submission regarding Non-invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS) – February 2017

Down Syndrome Australia made a submission to the Medical Advisory Committee regarding Non-invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS)

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Submission to the Senate Enquiry on speech, language and communication disorders

Down Syndrome Australia made a submission to the Senate Enquiry: Prevalence of different types of speech, language and communication disorders and speech pathology services in Australia.

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Woman with Down syndrome giving a talk
‘Dehumanised: The Forced Sterilisation of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Australia’

Senate Inquiry into the Involuntary or Coerced Sterilisation of People with Disabilities in Australia. Down Syndrome Australia supports the position of Women With Disabilities Australia in their submission

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