Our Family Support team members provide both professional and peer support
When a baby with Down syndrome is born, parents need accurate and current information about Down syndrome
Peer Support Network for adults with Down syndrome
Adult Support is here to provide support and information to adults with Down syndrome and to their family and friends
School years - information for families and professionals
Resources for families and professionals
Our team have extensive experience in presenting and speaking at events. We offer a variety of perspectives, such as education, healthcare and parent experiences.
It's the end of the financial year. Would you like to make a donation to help us support people with Down syndrome? You can donate online, by post or over the phone.
Our NDIS and Me project aims to keep you up to date with the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Find workshops and information sessions near you.
We have 4 events happening across Victoria in Melbourne, Geelong, Horsham and Bendigo. Locations, times and team registration details will be coming very soon. Watch this space...
Keep up to date with what Down Syndrome Victoria is up to and the latest articles and information about Down syndrome.
“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.”
Our Education Support Service (ESS) is a classroom based support service for teachers providing practical assistance and resources, improving learning outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities and their classmates.
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.