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Ageing Well

In our December 2023 issue we look at ways that people with Down syndrome can age well, and lead happy and healthy lives throughout adulthood.

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Are you wanting to learn more about relationships?

Join Queensland Down Syndrome Advisory Network Member Michael on 22 May to learn about:

- Different types of relationships
- Healthy and unhealthy relationships
- Consent

This workshop is for people with Down syndrome.

To register to attend this workshop, please visit https://buff.ly/3xAP9Gd 

Please share this post with anyone who may be interested in this workshop. 

#DownSyndromeAdvocate #downsyndromeaustralia #DownSyndromeLove
#DownSyndromeSupport #DSAM #Trisomy21 #inclusion #inclusionaustralia

Are you wanting to learn more about relationships?

Join Queensland Down Syndrome Advisory Network Member Michael on 22 May to learn about:- Different types of relationships- Healthy and unhealthy relationships- ConsentThis workshop is for people with Down syndrome.To register to attend this workshop, please visit Please share this post with anyone who may be interested in this workshop. #DownSyndromeAdvocate #downsyndromeaustralia #DownSyndromeLove#DownSyndromeSupport #DSAM #Trisomy21 #inclusion #inclusionaustralia ... See MoreSee Less

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Any particular age group?

🎬 🎥🍿 Exciting news!

Talented Aussie actor Gerard O'Dwyer and film icon John Jarratt are starring in "What About Sal?" This powerful film is hitting theatres this week, for very limited showings listed below.Screen times:NSWDendy Newtown: April 19 – 23CanberraCanberra Dendy: April 18 - 23 (Q&A with John Jarratt and some cast!)QLDNewfarm Cinema: April 19 (with a special Q&A with John Jarratt and some cast!)Dendy Coorparoo: April 18 - 23Dendy Portside: April 18 - 23Dendy Southport: April 18 - 23 (Possible Q&A on April 18!)Melbourne:Lido Cinema Hawthorn: April 21 (Q&A with John Jarratt and some cast!)Nova Carlton (Melbourne): April 24 (Q&A with John Jarratt and some cast!)Watch the trailer below for a sneak peek at this moving film. Visit your relevant cinema above to book your seat. 🍿Please share this post with anyone who may be keen on seeing this movie.Content warning: This film contains strong themes of death, group housing issues and some swearing. Viewer discretion advised. #WhatAboutSal ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking forward to seeing it again this Thursday! Go Gerard O'Dwyer!

🤰 Did you know that Medicare provides free pregnancy support counselling?

Whether youre currently pregnant or have welcomed a baby with Down syndrome in the last 12 months, these counselling services are here to support you. Its normal to feel uncertain or overwhelmed, but talking to someone can help.

The pregnancy support counselling Medicare Item covers up to three 30-minute+ sessions with a psychologist per pregnancy. 

Learn more about accessing counselling services: https://buff.ly/3PXvmHw

🤰 Did you know that Medicare provides free pregnancy support counselling?

Whether you're currently pregnant or have welcomed a baby with Down syndrome in the last 12 months, these counselling services are here to support you. It's normal to feel uncertain or overwhelmed, but talking to someone can help.The pregnancy support counselling Medicare Item covers up to three 30-minute+ sessions with a psychologist per pregnancy. Learn more about accessing counselling services: ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago
🌟 Your voice matters! 

Take part in Down Syndrome International (DSi) and Humanity & Inclusions survey about health fairness for people with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities globally.

If you have Down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, or support someone who does, your input is crucial.

Click here to take the survey: https://buff.ly/3J4Rv2z

Want to know more about DSis Health Equity project? Click here: https://buff.ly/3PPvyIS

🌟 Your voice matters!

Take part in Down Syndrome International (DSi) and Humanity & Inclusion's survey about health fairness for people with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities globally.If you have Down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, or support someone who does, your input is crucial.Click here to take the survey: Want to know more about DSi's Health Equity project? Click here: ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago