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Latch-On Project

Did you also know that half of the adults with Down syndrome who are not employed and wish to work find it difficult getting a job? 

One of the key reasons for this is the complicated pathways to employment and the lack of programs in place to build capacity for Mainstream Employment.

That is why, we are seeking funds to roll out a literacy program for young adults with intellectual disabilities developed by the University of Queensland, called Latch-On. Latch-On combines traditional literacy and numeracy teaching styles with technology instruction, also including health and fitness education. The program is delivered two days per week for two years.

Your donation will be used to maintain this program in Brisbane, and on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Donations, not only will you help the “Latch-On” program, they are also tax deductible. 

Overview

Down Syndrome Queensland works for a better quality of life for people with Down syndrome by supporting and strengthening families and promoting positive and realistic images of people with Down syndrome.  

It’s dynamic & expert team of staff provides a range of services and supports throughout Queensland. The team is supported by a number of wonderful volunteers including the Board with services funded through grants, sponsorships, donations and fundraising. Down Syndrome Queensland is a registered charity established by parents in 1976.

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DSQ are excited to share that we are one of the Brisbane Broncos charity partners  for 2021! 
On Sunday 22 August DSQ will be the recipients of funds raised from raffle purchases at the game against the New Zealand Warriors.  We are looking for 60 volunteers to help us sell raffle tickets at the game!  

For details on whats involved and how to register - click on the link below: https://dsa.powerappsportals.com/event/?id=Brisbane_Broncos_Volunteering429447099

DSQ are excited to share that we are one of the Brisbane Broncos charity partners for 2021! On Sunday 22 August DSQ will be the recipients of funds raised from raffle purchases at the game against the New Zealand Warriors. We are looking for 60 volunteers to help us sell raffle tickets at the game! For details on what's involved and how to register - click on the link below: https://dsa.powerappsportals.com/event/… ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Comment on Facebook DSQ are excited to ...

I’ll ask Noah, my son. I’m sure he and my husband would be keen 😍

Nic Balchin

Wade Terry-Bedwell 👍🏻👍🏻

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Head to Toe game This game is great for children learning to follow instructions, or sequence events, learning about their body parts and function, and developing co-ordination. If you would like to borrow this resource or any other from DSQ simply phone us o (07) 3356 6655 or pop in to see us at 282 Stafford Rd, Stafford QLD 4053 ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

The Tri 21 Series Invitational match includes current Australian Indoor Cricket players teaming up with athletes with Down syndrome for a one off game of indoor cricket. The match was “live streamed” with professional commentators and in-game interviews to ensure it received the prestige it deserved. ... See MoreSee Less

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What a great game

Well done to everyone involved, a fitting finish to a good game of cricket!

Great start

Loving the commentary

Amazing over Carlson.

What a run out

Big hitter.

Great to see

Sneaky wicket

Great work everyone 👏

Kya baar hai ram. Wow aman. Great going man

How much did aman score?

Looks like a great event 🤩

Aman is battling now

Great game legends!

Aman is battling now

Harley Dee Griggs 🥰

Paul Griggs

Helen

Love this 👌🏻♥️

Hi Joe ℅ Jenny Surawski

AMAZING!

Just brilliant!!

Big hit

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Street address: 282 Stafford Road, Stafford, QLD 4053
Postal address: PO Box 3223, Stafford DC, QLD, 4053

Phone: (07) 3356 6655
Email: office@downsyndromeqld.org.au

Office Hours: 8:30am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday

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