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World Down Syndrome Day 2017

Today, March 21, is “World Down Syndrome Day, an international day that promotes a better understanding of Down syndrome. On this day we help the broader community to see the vital and active role that people with Down syndrome play in our communities. It also seeks to combat the misinformation about Down syndrome that is […]

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ACT DSA- Welcome!

Welcome to the ACT Down Syndrome Association. On our site you will find news and information for members of the Association, as well as information about Down syndrome and links to other useful sites. Ours is a small but active Association. Please be sure to return to this site regularly to see what’s happening!   […]

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Fiona McBurney Match Day Experience Wrap-up

  On Saturday, 31 July, young ACTDSA member Matt Barrett took the field at Manuka Oval wearing an AFL umpire’s tracksuit and an ear-to-ear grin. As part of the Fiona McBurney Match Day Experience provided by the AFL Umpires Association, Matt shed allegiance (for one day) to his favourite footy team (GWS Giants) and joined […]

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Morning Tea for Young Families

ACTDSA  will be organising another morning tea for families with young children with Down syndrome, providing a great opportunity for those interested to meet some new families and catch up with old friends Date: Friday 9th September 2016 Time: 10:00am to 12:00noon Place: Citrus Cafe at Mawson Club, Heard Street, Mawson. For those who are […]

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