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Support Coordination and COVID-19

The NDIS have recently announced additional information on the changes to support co-ordination the key points are highlighted below; · If you already have support coordination in your plan but need more hours to help you manage everything, you can pay for those hours out of your core budget (assuming… Read More

Are You Really Ready to Include Me?

Down Syndrome Queensland (DSQ) is proud to release its latest information video entitled, “What is Inclusion?”, produced in collaboration with students from the Griffith Film School and Pullenvale State School.  The short, 4-minute video showcases the difference between integration, perceived inclusion and true inclusion in a classroom environment.  The… Read More

Help Celebrate People with Down syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day!

March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day, when people all around the world celebrate the lives and achievements of people with Down syndrome, creating a global voice, advocating for the rights, inclusion and wellbeing of people with Down syndrome. The theme for World Down Syndrome Day this year is “We… Read More

Changes to DSQ Events and Programs due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At Down Syndrome Queensland our focus is and will continue to be the safety and wellbeing of our members, community and staff. We have reviewed the situation and after careful consideration of the current advice, have taken the decision to cancel the following upcoming events and programmes between today and… Read More

Coronavirus advice for people with Down syndrome

In this article we have pulled together some information to address some of the questions we have been getting from our members on Coronavirus and the impact on someone with Down syndrome.  Essentially the advice for our members with Down syndrome is to take the same precautions as other members… Read More

Down Syndrome QLD Appoints Two Board Members

Following a rigorous process, Down Syndrome Queensland (DSQ) Chairperson David Fuller today announced the appointment of two new Directors – Kim Stokes and David Cahill. Mr Fuller said, “We had an amazing response to the advertised position, with a range of highly qualified candidates. I am confident that the addition… Read More

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