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Down Syndrome Victoria is Victoria’s statewide peak organisation representing people with Down syndrome and their families.

Overview

Down Syndrome Victoria is Victoria’s peak organisation representing people with Down syndrome and their families.

Down Syndrome Victoria is a community based not-for-profit membership organisation made up of people with Down syndrome, their families, friends and professionals, all committed to achieving positive change.

We work alongside people with Down syndrome and their families so that they may reach their full potential and live the lives they choose.

We provide parents, families, professionals and friends of people with Down syndrome with support, encouragement, information and resources.

We are a not-for-profit organisation established in 1978 to provide support, information and resources to people with Down syndrome, their families and the broader community.

We work alongside people with Down syndrome and their families, so that they may reach their full potential and live the lives they choose. We provide parents, families, professionals and friends of people with Down syndrome with support, information, resources and encouragement.

We offer:

  • Personal support for parents and other family members during pregnancy and throughout the lifespan
  • Social groups for teens and adults with Down syndrome
  • A staffed office in Abbotsford offering personal assistance and information open Monday to Thursday from 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Training and information workshops covering a wide range of topics
  • An education support service providing support and information for teachers who have a student with Down syndrome enrolled at their school
  • A library including books and resources available to our members
  • A variety of events for our members and supporters
  • Systemic advocacy supports the full participation of people with Down syndrome in the economic and social life of the community

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Our work and strategic plan

We are currently working on a new strategic plan which you will be able to read here soon.

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Our Education team are keeping very busy at the moment continuing our schedule of Transition to Primary School and Advocacy in Education workshops. While all our workshops are being delivered online why not take advantage and join in from the comfort of your own home? During these sessions youll get the chance to speak with one of our Education Consultants and discuss questions. 

+ Tuesday 26 May Transition to Primary School
+ Monday 1 June Advocacy in Education
+ Tuesday 9 June Advocacy in Education

For more information about our upcoming events and to register visit the events page on our website: http://downsyndromevictoria.org.au/DSAV/Support_Us/Events/DSV/SupportUs/Events/Events.aspx

Our Education team are keeping very busy at the moment continuing our schedule of Transition to Primary School and Advocacy in Education workshops. While all our workshops are being delivered online why not take advantage and join in from the comfort of your own home? During these sessions you'll get the chance to speak with one of our Education Consultants and discuss questions. + Tuesday 26 May Transition to Primary School+ Monday 1 June Advocacy in Education+ Tuesday 9 June Advocacy in EducationFor more information about our upcoming events and to register visit the events page on our website: http://downsyndromevictoria.org.au/DSAV/… ... See MoreSee Less

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Heres a snapshot:
+ Tuesday 19 May: our first Transition to Primary School workshop
+ Thursday 21 May: NDIS Q&A with Debby Fraumano - for families with a son/daughter aged 15+
+ Saturday 23 May: Navigating the Service System - for families with a child aged 2-5 years
+ Monday 25 May: Transition to Primary School
+ Tuesday 26 May: Transition to Primary School

In JUNE were also running three Advocacy in Education workshops so be sure to check out those too.

For more information visit our website: https://tinyurl.com/whatsonatdsv

Here's a snapshot:+ Tuesday 19 May: our first Transition to Primary School workshop+ Thursday 21 May: NDIS Q&A with Debby Fraumano - for families with a son/daughter aged 15++ Saturday 23 May: Navigating the Service System - for families with a child aged 2-5 years+ Monday 25 May: Transition to Primary School+ Tuesday 26 May: Transition to Primary SchoolIn JUNE we're also running three Advocacy in Education workshops so be sure to check out those too.For more information visit our website: ... See MoreSee Less

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Get in Touch

Street address: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford VIC 3067

Postal address: 18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford VIC 3067

Phone: 03 9486 9600

Toll free: 1300 658 873

Email: info@dsav.asn.au

Fax: 03 9486 9601

Office Hours: 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday

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info@dsav.asn.au

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