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DSQ’s Mid-Year Appeal 2023: Supporting Latch-On

DSQ’s mid-year fundraising appeal is an opportunity to support an incredible program that changes lives. Latch-On provides vital literacy and life skills training for people with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities, giving them the tools to succeed in all aspects of life. Your support can make a real difference to this fantastic program.

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Down Syndrome Queensland (DSQ) 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 thrilled to announce a new service that we are delivering -  MyTime!   

What is MyTime? It is a Peer Support program for all parents and carers of children under the age of 18 who need a higher level of care than other children. 

It is a place where you will feel understood, safe, share ideas, access quality information and resources and meet other parents and caregivers of children with disability. 

MyTime program across the Central Queensland Region too, including Brisbane north of the Brisbane River, Somerset, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton and inland through the Burnett, Banana Shire, Central Highlands, Blackall, Longreach, Barcledine, Winton, Barcoo and Diamantina Shire.

You can find out more about MyTime here πŸ‘‡ 

Or you can contact Liz - DSQ program coordinator - on or phone  3356-6655.

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Great work DSQ!


Great work in theory. I responded to an email a couple of weeks ago, with STILL no response.

We need your help!

Join us on Derby Day, 29 October, to help us sell 50-50 Charity raffle tickets!

Volunteering is a fantastic way to support us and the work we are doing for the Down syndrome community. 

⏰ October 29, from 11 am to 4pm
πŸ“ Eagle Farm racecourse, 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot QLD 4007

You can find more information and register here πŸ‘‡

#Downsyndorme #DownSyndormeQueensland #5050charityraffle
Good luck to Dominic Edwards, competing in his second Special Olympics National Games in Launceston, Tasmania this week! πŸ₯³

He will be representing Queensland in Level 3 MAG 🀩 

Dominic has been an active member of the Special Olympics since he was 4 years old and has trained as a gymnast since he was 7 years old! 

#Downsyndrome #DownSyndromeQueensland

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πŸ’ƒ Karaoke & Dance Party Ascot
November 11 at 6:30 PM
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πŸ₯Ύ Bush walk & BBQ
November 12 at 9AM
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🍿 Dinner & Movies
November 12 at 4:30PM
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Visit our website to discover more events! 

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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

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

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