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The August edition of Voice is all about the theme of health. As the main topic on everyone's lips during the global pandemic, we wanted to explore how members of the Down syndrome community have been using their resilience to make the best of this bad situation we are all faced with.

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Next week ASID - Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability are running a webinar for parents on Wills and Estate Planning, addressing questions and issues confronting parents who have children with intellectual disabilities.

Find out more information here: https://www.asid.asn.au/events/907_wills_and_estate_planning

Next week ASID - Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability are running a webinar for parents on Wills and Estate Planning, addressing questions and issues confronting parents who have children with intellectual disabilities.Find out more information here: https://asid.asn.au/events/… ... See MoreSee Less

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The Australian Commission On Safety and Quality In Health Care has made an Easy Read guide about healthcare rights.

This guide tells you about: 

what to take with you to hospital
getting the right information
making choices about your health care
what healthcare staff will do.

https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-06/20021_about_healthcare_rights_for_people_with_cognitive_impairment_final_draft_0.pdf

The Australian Commission On Safety and Quality In Health Care has made an Easy Read guide about healthcare rights.This guide tells you about: what to take with you to hospitalgetting the right informationmaking choices about your health carewhat healthcare staff will do.https://safetyandquality.gov.au/sites/default/… ... See MoreSee Less

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Jack shares what it's been like in lockdown in Victoria. If you've been affected by restrictions, what has been the hardest part for you? ... See MoreSee Less

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Hang in there Jack you are doing a great job. I hope you can get back to the Gym soon

You've been so good doing the right thing to stay safe JackπŸ₯° I hope that you'll be out meeting new friends and at the gym really really soon! Chin up budπŸ‘

Stay safe Jack. Looks like you have made a lot of new friends.🌈

Not long now Jack. It's been tough, think of how good it will be when we get to go out.

Hang in there Jack, won't be long now.All the best to you.πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’™πŸ’™

Soon be able to meet others Jack, we just need to be careful for a little longer. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ Happy to chat to you anytime πŸ‘πŸ»

Thanks for sharing Jack!

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Meet Michael Cox, is one of the National Ambassadors for #21YourWay.Michael is a retired international swimmer who works in Brisbane City and has recently appeared in the Dora movie.For Michael's #21YourWay challenge he will complete 21 Healthy Days - including diet, gym and mindfulness. Check out his interview with DSQ CEO Darryl Steff where he explains why he chose this challenge! ... See MoreSee Less

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