Coffee and Chat 0-15 years – 3rd Saturday of EVERY month

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DSV are offering the opportunity to get together with other Victorian parents each month in an informal online format. Our peer catch-ups are a great chance to meet other parents, share information and experiences. 

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Who are these sessions for?

These sessions are suitable for parents who have a child with Down syndrome aged 0-15 years. We also periodically run coffee and chat sessions for parents of older teens and adults which you can take a look at here.

Expected learning outcomes:

  • Connect with other parents and carers
  • Share information and experiences
  • Peer support
  • Updates from DSV

Workshop dates:

All sessions will be run from 11:00am-12:00pm on the third Saturday of every month. Click the links below to register, and mark the dates in your diary for those that are not yet open for registration:

18 July 2020

15 August 2020

19 September 2020

17 October 2020

21 November 2020

19 December 2020

16 January 2021

If you have any questions contact soniab@dsav.asn.au

Facilitator:

Sonia Bonadio, Family Support Manager, DSV

This session will be facilitated by our Family Support Manager Sonia Bonadio. Sonia is a social worker and a parent of a child with Down syndrome and has worked with services in the disability sector, mental health, maternity services, protective services and early intervention. In 2016 Sonia worked as a MyTime Facilitator for DSV and thoroughly enjoyed her time facilitating the group, providing her with a great opportunity to gain understanding and knowledge in many areas relating to families who have or who are caring for children who have Down syndrome.