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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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    The DSA team will be taking a break from the 23rd of December until the 3rd of January.

    Thank you all for your support in 2022. What a year it has been! We wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and look forward to all of the important work we will do together in 2023 πŸ₯³ ... See MoreSee Less

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    The DSA team will be taking a break from the 23rd of December until the 3rd of January.

Thank you all for your support in 2022. What a year it has been! 

We wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and look forward to all of the important work we will do together in 2023 πŸ₯³

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    Merry Christmas and happy new year

    That’s a nice thought I wish all the staff at the office of DSA aa merry Christmas and a joyous happy 2023 new year

    Thanks for all your work this year.

    Thank you. Merry Christmas & blessings for a wonderful New Year. Enjoy your break. Stay safe.

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    If you're travelling on a plane over the next few weeks to go visit friends and family, the Down Syndrome Advisory Network have some great tips for you about being prepared.

    Read their guide here πŸ‘‡ ... See MoreSee Less

    2 months ago
    If youre travelling on a plane over the next few weeks to go visit friends and family, the Down Syndrome Advisory Network have some great tips for you about being prepared. 

Read their guide here πŸ‘‡

https://bit.ly/3FVcjZu

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    Down Syndrome Australia

    552 Victoria Street, Melbourne, VIC 3051

    1300 344 954

    info@downsyndrome.org.au

    Media inquiries:Β media@downsyndrome.org.au

    Pre-natal and New Families

    1300 881 935

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

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