Resource Category

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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

    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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