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Many of our community partners and supporters are celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with us.  Here's a list of events and activities.

T4321 - Noah's Inclusion Services, Nowra
Morning Tea/playdate for families with children with Down syndrome
Saturday 21st March 10am - 12 noon
Please bring a plate to share
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North West Sydney Football
Inclusive Gala Day
Sunday 22nd March, 11.30am onwards
109A Kent Road North Ryde
Register here

Inclusive Coaching Workshop
Sunday 22nd March 9am - 12 noon
109A Kent Road North Ryde
Register here

 

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Parents and carers of children with Down syndrome, aged 0 - 12 years old, are invited to our FREE Early Up Workshops where you can gather information and strategies for support and meet with other parents to share experiences.

Workshop content includes:

  • Who we are and what we do
  • Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) partners and Local Area Coordinators (LACs)
  • The latest from NDIS
  • Opportunity for networking
  • Opportunity to ask questions and air your concerns

When: Thurs 12th March 202
What time: 10am - 2pm (registration at 9.30am)

Where: Down Syndrome NSW Level 6 / 410 church St North Parramatta
Cost: Free to attend.  Lights refreshments served
RSVP: 9th March.  Bookings essential.  Register online here

For more information contact Kathryn or Bernadette on 9841 4444.

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This workshop is the first in a series of six to be held around NSW during this year.  If you can't attend this one, let us know. We can advise of upcoming dates and locations.

 

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Teenagers with Down syndrome aged 13 - 17 years old are invited to join our adventurous Teen Camp 17-19th April 2020.

Held at Milson's Island just north of Sydney, the camp includes 2 night's accommodation, all meals, activities and entertainment plus transport to and from Sydney. 

A full range of fun stuff includes water sports, archery, games, art and craft and heaps more!  It's your camp, you choose!

The camp is staffed by the experienced Down Syndrome NSW team and volunteers so we encourage parents and support workers not to attend.  

Cost: $1200 (claimable under NDIS)

REGISTER ONLINE NOW.  We will send you a full Information Pack and Service Agreement

Or contact Down Syndrome NSW on 9841 4444 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Join Down Syndrome NSW for “Up,Up and Away”, a social group for kids aged 4-17 years with Down syndrome, and their siblings. Parents and carers get a chance to socialise too.

Our first event for 2020 will be having fun learning basketball skills with a basketball coach.

When: Sunday 1st march 2020
Where: Michael Wendon Aquatic Centre, 62 Cabramatta Ave, Miller.  Meet at the basketball court.
Time: 2pm - 4pm. Light afternoon tea will be served
Cost: Free to attend
RSVP: Wed 26th Feb
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.

View our video

Produced with thanks by Mounties Group

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The Royal Commission into voilence, abuse neglect and exploitation of people with disability is holding a Public Hearing in Sydney during February 2020.

The topic is health care and services for people with cognitive disability.  Anyone from the public can attend and listen.

Witnesses will tell their experiences and give evidence to the Commissioners.

Details:

When: Tuesday 18th February to Friday 28th February 2020

Where: Novotel Hotel, Sydney Olympic Park, cnr Olympic Boulevard and Herb Elliot Ave, Sydney Olympic Park.  Level 1- Freshwater Ballroom

For more information call 1800 517 199 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here is an Easy Read document - Useful Information for Attending Sydney Public Hearing