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1300 344 954

We are the National peak organisation for people living with Down syndrome and their families

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We are the National peak organisation for people living with Down syndrome and their families.

People with Down syndrome are at the centre of all the work that we do.

We work with the Down Syndrome Advisory network to get their ideas and suggestions about our work.

We work to create change in social and public policy.

We want to make sure people understand the experiences of people with Down syndrome and their families. All our work is informed by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

We work together with state and territory organisations to achieve our vision.

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Our Vision

People living with Down syndrome are valued and have full access to social and economic inclusion in order to achieve their full potential.

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New Down Syndrome Australia CEO appointed

November 25, 2022
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    Down Syndrome Australia is the national peak organisation for people with Down syndrome in Australia.

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    This means bringing together and working with the other Down syndrome associations around the country.

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    People with Down syndrome are at the centre of all the work we do.

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    We work with the Down Syndrome Advisory Network (DSAN). This is a group of people with Down syndrome who give us their ideas and suggestions about our work.

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    We want to make sure people understand the experiences of people with Down syndrome and their families.

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    Our work helps the government and the community to make changes that help people with Down syndrome.

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    We use the United Nations Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities to guide us in our work. This tells us all about the rights of people with disabilities.

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    6 days ago

    We have another big announcement this week! 🥳📱Introducing the Down Syndrome Health Record App for parents and support people.This app was designed with parents for parents, and helps you to record and monitor your child's health throughout all life stages from birth to adulthood.Down Syndrome Health Record helps parents to: ✅Record information relating to medical diagnoses, allergies, medications, vaccinations, hospital admissions and healthcare providers✅Monitor weight, length/height and head circumference, as well as developmental milestones✅Track active symptoms and share information with healthcare providers✅Record and prepare for healthcare appointments.Download the Down Syndrome Health Record App for free on the App Store here: ... See MoreSee Less

    6 days ago
    We have another big announcement this week! 🥳📱

Introducing the Down Syndrome Health Record App for parents and support people.

This app was designed with parents for parents, and helps you to record and monitor your childs health throughout all life stages from birth to adulthood.

Down Syndrome Health Record helps parents to:
 
✅Record information relating to medical diagnoses, allergies, medications, vaccinations, hospital admissions and healthcare providers
✅Monitor weight, length/height and head circumference, as well as developmental milestones
✅Track active symptoms and share information with healthcare providers
✅Record and prepare for healthcare appointments.

Download the Down Syndrome Health Record App for free on the App Store here: https://apple.co/3TX3AtV

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    I have a Samsung phone and it is saying only for I phones will this change going forward please?

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    7 days ago
    The Down Syndrome Good Health App is now available to download on the App Store: https://apple.co/3XkZ2QP

    Get In Touch

    Down Syndrome Australia

    552 Victoria Street, Melbourne, VIC 3051

    1300 344 954

    info@downsyndrome.org.au

    Media inquiries: media@downsyndrome.org.au

    Pre-natal and New Families

    1300 881 935

    Contact your state or territory Down Syndrome Association to speak to a parent of a child with Down syndrome.

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