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  • General

    This guide helps parents with some commonly asked questions that may arise in the first few weeks of a baby’s life.

  • Health

    Down Syndrome Australia developed an Adolescence Guide for parents and families to provide information about adolescence and Down syndrome.

  • Employment

    The Guide for Employees contains information to help people with Down syndrome to get ready to find a job.

  • Technology

    The Social Media and Online Safety Guide to help people with Down syndrome use the internet and social media in a safe way.

  • Health

    The Down syndrome and Mental Health guide talks about what people with Down syndrome and their families can do to support good mental health.

  • General

    This guide shares experiences from the perspective on grandparents of children with Down syndrome.

  • General

    This guide shares stories from new fathers about their experiences of being a father to a child with Down syndrome.

  • Employment

    The Guide for Employers provides information to employers who are considering employing someone with Down syndrome.

  • Employment

    The Practical Guide for Employers is a companion resource to our Guide for Employers. This guide contains ideas and advice for employers of staff with Down syndrome.

  • Health

    This tip sheet for GP's provides information about Down syndrome, prenatal screening and communicating information to parents.

  • Legal Issues

    This guide from Down Syndrome Australia covers common questions people about decision-making and guardianship.

  • Ageing

    Apr 2020
    Health

    The Ageing Guide provides information to adults with Down syndrome, their families and professionals about the health and wellbeing of someone with Down syndrome as they age.

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