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Burwood: self-managing your supports workshop

Learn how self-managing your NDIS plan can help you achieve more choice and control.

Date: Thursday, 11 July 2019

Concord: making the most of your NDIS plan workshop

Make the most of your NDIS plan, learn about the role of your LAC, funding, service providers, and your rights and responsibilities.

Date: Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Ashfield: NDIS community access network for people who are deaf or hard of hearing

Do you need support with your NDIS plan? Do you want to learn with others about the NDIS and build your confidence? We will cover different NDIS information topics based on your questions.

Date: Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Homebush: self-managing your supports workshop

Learn how self-managing your NDIS plan can help you achieve more choice and control.

Date: Friday, 9 August 2019

Burwood: making the most of your NDIS plan workshop

Make the most of your NDIS plan, learn about the role of your LAC, funding, service providers, and your rights and responsibilities.

Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019

For more information visit: http://bit.ly/2xCHftF

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Join Down Syndrome NSW for “Up,Up and Away”, a social group for kids aged 4-16 years with Down syndrome, and their siblings. Parents and carers get a chance to socialise too.

When: Saturday 3rd August 2019
Where: Lifegate Liverpool, 222 Hoxton Oark Rd Prestons
Time: 2pm - 4pm. Light afternoon tea will be served
Cost: Free to attend
RSVP: 31/7/19
Register online here.  Please note, we only accept online registrations.  You must be a member of Down Syndrome NSW to attend. Membership is free and it's easy to join or renew.

What to bring: Active wear for kids and BYO food if any allergies.
We kindly request that parents/carers assist with supervision of their own childrden at this event.

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estate planning

Down Syndrome NSW is hosting a special information session on Estate planning with a lawyer  on Wednesday 14 August at 6pm-8pm at the KPMG offices at 300 Barangaroo Avenue in the CBD.  This seminar will be presented by Jonathan Harris, from Harris Freidman Lawyers. Jonathan has been a Director of Autism Association since 1996, and has a son with Autism. The seminar will cover the following topics:

  • What is the difference between a Will and a Proper Estate Plan?
  • What is the difference between Testamentary Trusts and Special Disability Trusts?
  • How to deal with the future financial needs of my family member with special needs?
  • How much do these types of arrangements cost to set up?
  • What are Guardianship and Powers of Attorney?
  • Centrelink issues, including preserving Centrelink pensions and benefits
  • Using a ‘Memorandum of Wishes’ to achieve intended outcomes

Bookings essential.  Register online here. RSVP Monday 5th August.

For more information phone: 9841 4444

My Time

Do you have a child with a disability?  Aged 0-18 years old?

You're welcome to join MyTime Lakemba - an informal support group for parents/carers to share information and build a network.  A facilitator is also on hand to help you access information and services in your area.

MyTime groups are free and child minding is provided.

When: Mondays: 12.30pm - 2:30pm

Starts: Monday 29th July

Where: Lakemba School Community Centre (in the grounds of Lakemba Primary School, Alice St Wiley Park)

Cost: Free to attend

For more information and to register, contact Wendi or Madeleine on 9759 4061

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Up Up Away Parramatta

Join Down Syndrome NSW for “Up,Up and Away” , a social group for family members with Down syndrome, aged 4-16 and their siblings. Parents and carers get a chance to meet and socialise too.

When: Sunday 28th July
Where: Events Cinema, Westfield Parramatta - The Secret Life of Pets 2
Time: Meet at 10.30am at cinema
Cost: Free to regsitered members.
RSVP: 24/5/19
Register online here.  Please note, we only accept online registrations.  You must be a member of Down Syndrome NSW to attend. Membership is free and it's easy to join or renew.

Download flyer

View our video
Produced with thanks by Mounties Group

Up Up Away youtube