Down syndrome

December 2018 - Down syndrome around the world

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In this issue of Voice we talk to Professor Sue Buckley about inclusive education, and look at what support is available for people with intellectual disability who want to vote.

In 2022, Brisbane hosts the World Down Syndrome Congress. It’s an opportunity for inclusiveness on a scale rarely seen.

The stories below are available in pdf format and as word documents.

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August 2018 - Community participation

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The August 2018 issue of Voice is focused on community participation and inclusion. To celebrate the launch of DSA’s Community Inclusion Toolkit, we take you through the new resources and look at the ways people with Down syndrome can access the activities they want to, in ways that suit them.

We also have a brilliant article from Vermont in the USA about their program to move away from sheltered workshops.

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April 2018 - Speaking up and making change

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The April 2018 issue of Voice looks at the different forms advocacy can take.

We meet the Down Syndrome Advisory Network members and find out how their lived experience enhances our work.

There is also a look back at how major social policy change like the NDIS is born from grassroots advocacy.

We also look at the research behind inclusive education and the ways parents can advocate for their children.

Full articles available for download

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