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key word sign love

This workshop is specifically designed to suit parents of young children with Down syndrome through to teenage years. with a focus on practical skills to take away with you.

Presented by Dr Leigha Dark, Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Key Word Sign presenter and national trainer, and parent of a child with Down syndrome.

Date: Tuesday 18th February 2020

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Location: KPMG, Level 38, tower Three, 300 Barangaroo Ave Sydney

Cost: $30 for current members.  Please call us if you need to update your membership, or register for membership online

Register for workshop and pay online by 12th February . Please book early as registration is limited.

estate planning 2

Down Syndrome NSW is hosting another special information session on Estate planning with a lawyer .

Date: Wednesday 12th  February 2020

Time: 6pm-8pm

Venue: Down Syndrome NSW, Level 6/410 Church St North Parramatta.   

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 Tuesday 4th February.

For more information phone: 9841 4444