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1300 344 954

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

Overview

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.

Down Syndrome Australia

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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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Looks like Down Syndrome WAs Aim High Club are having a rocking time on the west coast 🤘🎸

PARTY ON!!

Looks like Down Syndrome WA's Aim High Club are having a rocking time on the west coast 🤘🎸PARTY ON!! ... See MoreSee Less

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This great video by Inclusion Australia - National Council on Intellectual Disability showcases people with intellectual disability talking about what working in open employment means to them 👏 ... See MoreSee Less

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Comment on Facebook In this video people...

Tania, Lisa and Lizzie - look! <3

“I clean the whole pharmacy. When I finish my cleaning jobs I help at the front of the pharmacy to do some customer service. I have a job list that I can tick off as I go. I restock and pull forward products so they look tidy. I refill the jellybeans and lots of other tasks.
I love all the staff members there. They are amazing people to talk to. I feel proud and happy. I love working at Valley Road Pharmacy.”

Rachel has been working as a permanent employee at the Valley Road Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Presentation Attendant and team member for over a year. 

Not only is a valued part of the team and a dedicated employee, she has a feeling of belonging and knows her input is truly valued. 🥰

“I clean the whole pharmacy. When I finish my cleaning jobs I help at the front of the pharmacy to do some customer service. I have a job list that I can tick off as I go. I restock and pull forward products so they look tidy. I refill the jellybeans and lots of other tasks.I love all the staff members there. They are amazing people to talk to. I feel proud and happy. I love working at Valley Road Pharmacy.”Rachel has been working as a permanent employee at the Valley Road Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Presentation Attendant and team member for over a year. Not only is a valued part of the team and a dedicated employee, she has a feeling of belonging and knows her input is truly valued. 🥰 ... See MoreSee Less

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Love how Australia is so inclusive and promotes special needs young adults.

Urime e punë të mbar rrespekt për stafin tuaj..

Love this - well done Rachel!

Well done! Sounds like you are a great super beautiful young lady! 👏🏻❤️👍

Congratulations Rachel what a great achievement, love Kaye and Phillip 👏🌟💕🌻

Well done 👍

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Congratulations for a job well done 🌸💓

Fantastic 🤗

Judy TerryWhiteChemmart yet again being 💕

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Down Syndrome Australia

18/71 Victoria Crescent, Abbotsford VIC 3067

1300 344 954

info@downsyndrome.org.au

Media enquiries 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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