Brisbane World Down Syndrome Congress 2022

By Jessica Brown

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Jessica Brown is the administration coordinator for DSA and on the planning committee for the 2022 congress to be held in Brisbane. In this article she discusses the plans for the congress and what DSA learnt by going to Glasgow last year. You will also learn how to get involved in this exciting event.


‘The World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) is coming to Brisbane in 2022.

This international conference brings together people with Down syndrome, family members and researchers from around the world to showcase the latest research and discuss models of best practice.

It is also a great opportunity for advocates to share the lived experience of Down syndrome.’

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At DSA’s World Down Syndrome Day event 2019 which was hosted by Their Excellencies, Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove, DSA was proud to announce the winners of the Brisbane World Down Syndrome Congress 2022 logo competition. After an extensive world-wide search, Matt Hoori from Tasmania, Australia and Charlie French from Texas, USA were selected and elements from their designs were combined to produce this fabulous logo.

Ruth Faragher from Queensland officially announced the winners to the gathering at Government House.

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