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Down Syndrome Awareness Week14-21 October

Posted by Kerrie Gottliebsen | 11/10/12

Down Syndrome Awareness Week is October 14-21. Down Syndrome Victoria is a membership organisation providing parents,families,professionals and friends of people with Down syndrome with support, encouragement, information and resources. The service offers personal support for parents, especially when a new baby is born, through a Family Support Coordinator.

They can provide their regular journal, 'Voice', information packs, booklets and training provision and information workshops covering a wide range of topics.

On Sunday 14th October Down Syndrome Victoria is hosting a 'Buddy Walk' at Princes Park Carlton followed by a BBQ and family entertainment. Registration is at 9am and is $15 per adult. For more information visit

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