Prenatal and Postnatal Support for Professionals
Down Syndrome NSW has a number of resources and support options to help people who may be expecting a baby with Down syndrome or recently welcomed a baby with Down Syndrome. We can also provide non-directive information and support for families who have found out through prenatal testing that they may be expecting a baby with Down syndrome.
If you are a medical professional or allied health professional who would like to receive one of our Professional Information Kits, become an affiliate member or connect their patient with Down Syndrome NSW please use the below form.
The Down Syndrome NSW training team can tailor workshops and presentations to meet the particular needs of your group.
We offer training workshops and professional development workshops for:
- Educators from pre-school to college
- Hospitals, GPs, undergraduates and allied health
- NDIS service providers
- DES and SLES providers
- Aged care facility staff
An example of some of the courses we can offer:
Playing to their Strengths: Understanding the learning profile of a student with Down syndrome.
Essential training for all educators working with a child with Down syndrome. The latest research and practical classroom strategies to support educators to maximise outcomes for students with Down syndrome.
Understanding ‘Normal’, ‘Usual’, and ‘Common’ behaviour in people with Down syndrome
Essential training for employers and other staff who will be working with a person with Down syndrome. Learn how to best support them in the workplace to achieve best outcomes for all.
Understanding adults with Down syndrome and ageing
A consumers perspective: Understanding people with Down syndrome
Understanding People with Down syndrome in the Workplace
Please Contact us for bookings and enquiries.
We also have a comprehensive range of Community Inclusion Kits to help you better understand how to support a person with Down syndrome in health, education, employment and community.