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DSQ Kids – October

Join our first ever DSQ Kids get together!   DSQ Kids is a brand-new program from Down Syndrome Queensland.  An opportunity for primary school aged children to meet new friends their age, get active and develop social skills in a new environment.  The program is planned to run monthly during… Read More

Independent Assessments and the NDIS’ new Functional Capacity Framework

Note: this article is about recent changes to the NDIS for participants 7 years and older. There is a separate process being considered for Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) participants aged 0-6 years. Consistency! Equity! Holistic whole-of-person approach! A focus on function rather than diagnosis and less financial burden… Read More

DSQ pilots an “Inclusive Community Sports Program” Across the State

Down Syndrome Queensland (DSQ) will develop, pilot and evaluate a social inclusion program and accompanying resource kit, that will increase opportunities for people with Down syndrome (DS) and their families to participate in sport and physical activity and increase community belonging. The program has been funded by the Australian Government’s… Read More

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