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Easy Read

selected articles from Voice in an easy to read format

 
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 Hotel Etico

This story is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine August 2019. 

Carolyn Frichot wrote the article. Carolyn works for Down Syndrome New South Wales. 

The article is about a new hotel in Australia called Hotel Etico


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Negotiating the school to work transition

This article is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, August, 2019.

Matthew Ford wrote the original article. He works at Disability Services Consulting, Australia.

The article is about the different work choices and supports for young people thinking about what they want to do when they leave school.


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Circles of support and microboards

This information is from an article in Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, April 2019.

Deb Rouget and Teresa Micallef wrote the original article.

The article is about Circles of Support. These are groups of people who give ongoing friendship and support to individual people with disability.

There is also some information about Microboards. These are another kind of support circle. Jaquie Mills from Microboards Australia wrote the original information.


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dsan update - april 2019

This information is from an article in Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, April 2019.

Michael Sullivan wrote the original article. Michael is Chair of the Down Syndrome Advisory Network (DSAN).

The article is about the work DSAN has been doing and why it is important to listen to people with Down syndrome.


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Brisbane world down syndrome congress 2022

This article is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, December 2018.

Jessica Brown wrote the original article. Jessica works at Down Syndrome Australia.

The article is about the World Down Syndrome Congress that will be in Brisbane in 2022.


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intellectual disability and voting

This article is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, December 2018.

Dr Ellen Skladzien wrote the original article. She is CEO of Down Syndrome Australia.

The article is about people with intellectual disability having the right to vote.


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There’s no sheltered workshops in Vermont

This article is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, August 2018.

Bryan Dague wrote the original article. He works at the University of Vermont, USA.

The article is about what happened when the sheltered workshops in Vermont were closed down.


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new community resources from DSA

Helping you be part of your community.

This article is from Down Syndrome Australia’s Voice magazine, August 2018.

We have written this article in an easy to read way. You can get help to read it.

It is about some resources that DSA has produced. The resources include fact sheets, booklets and videos.