Latest News and Events

Peer Support News

Down Syndrome Victoria coordinates 16 MyTime groups in Victoria. To find a group in your area visit the MyTime website.

For more information contact Kerry Handsat the DSV office.



Member Renewals

By belonging to Down Syndrome Victoria you add your voice to our organisations which allows us to advocate and be viable voice in the community.


NDIS and Me

NDIS and Me supports people with Down syndrome and families to successfully transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme and get the best from the new system.



PD Day

Education Conference

Wednesday 9th March 2016
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This is an essential conference for anyone working with a student with Down syndrome, an intellectual disability and will benefit students with autism and developmental delay.

 Empowerment & Inclusion

Employment

“Employment can offer many more advantages to a person with Down syndrome than simply a source of income. Work gives structure, a sense of purpose, feelings of competency and pride whilst offering an opportunity to learn new things and meet new people.”



The Inclusive Classroom

Down Syndrome Inclusion Support Service (DSISS) is a classroom based support service for teachers providing practical assistance and resources, improving learning outcomes for students with Down syndrome and their classmates.



Sport and Recreation

When sourcing recreation activities for your family member with Down syndrome it's important to consider mainstream/generic options as well as disability options. This will open up many more opportunities for your family.