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World First Down Syndrome App launched

21 March 2020

Down Syndrome Australia (DSA) is pleased to launch the Ask About Down Syndrome App on World Down Syndrome Day today. This is the world’s first app providing information about Down syndrome, which has been developed alongside people with Down syndrome.  

 

 

World Down Syndrome Day 2020 – Day 21

21 March 2020

Our names are Mitch Carlin and Jacqui Bickley and our story began when we were only 5 years old. We met when both our parents enrolled us into an early intervention program. Our mothers, Robyn Black (Mitch’s mum) and Tracey Bickley (Jacqui’s mum) instantly become friends, and so did we!

World Down Syndrome Day 2020 – Day 20

20 March 2020

Down Syndrome Australia is developing a new app for our Community Inclusion Toolkit. Members of our Down Syndrome Advisory Network met with the app developers to share their thoughts on using the new app. Lynette Reeves from The Project Factory shares what they took away from the experience.

World Down Syndrome Day 2020 – 21 March 2020

20 March 2020

We've had to cancel our event on 21st March this year. Instead we're hosting videos and messages from our supporters and community online. Join our celebration of World Down Syndrome Day 2020 online on Facebook on 21st March 2020.

World Down Syndrome Day 2020 – Day 19

19 March 2020

As Jordy’s mum, I’m the kind of person who doesn’t take no for an answer. Growing up was difficult for Jordy as he was more in hospital than not, and school was hard due to him being so unwell.I fought all the hard battles to get him through mainstream school and as we approached the time to start thinking what he would do when he left school, it was clear that all the professional people thought that he would work in a sheltered workshop or similar.

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