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ACTDSA New Patron – Welcome Commissioner Georgeina Whelan

The ACTDSA Committee and staff are excited announce that Commissioner Georgeina Whelan has been appointed as the new Patron of the ACT Down Syndrome Association.   Georgeina Whelan graduated from Officer Training into the Australian Army in June 1988. As an Army Officer Brigadier Whelan deployed to East Timor in… Read More

National Science Week – Free Webinar

Science Alliance goes National! Join the ACT Down Syndrome Association and representatives from Vanessa de Kauwes Science Alliance group on August 20th, 2020 for a live demonstration of how science can be accessible for all. Science Alliance combines hands-on science with disability education to enable the full inclusion of students… Read More

Diversity in the Classroom – 17th September, 2020

Diversity in the Classroom: Tips for Teaching Students with Down syndrome Presented by Learning Support Officers Sharon Melhuish and Karen Garrity, and Biologist Kelli Gowland. Topics will include: What does it mean for a person to have Down syndrome? How does Down syndrome impact a students learning and inclusion in… Read More

ACTDSA’s new website

ACT Down Syndrome Association have a new website, as part of the Federation of Down syndrome associations across Australia. You can find out all about our latest events, news and services. You can also find our contact details and get in touch. There are some wonderful resources in… Read More