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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Grace's first day at school

Today was the first day of school for most kindergarten students enrolled at public schools in NSW. Like most "kinders", Grace was excited, and delighted with that brand new uniform.

She posed for a few photos, said goodbye to her very proud parents, and walked into school to embark upon the adventure of her formal education .... a scene repeated all over the state.

Good luck Grace, and all of the others "kinders" who took that big step today (especially those with Down syndrome)!

Playing to Their Strengths: a workshop for teachers of children with Down syndrome.

While children with Down syndrome experience a variety of challenges in learning, they also bring strengths that can be harnessed by appropriate support, and an understanding of how having Down syndrome might impact upon a child in a school environment.

Down syndrome NSW will hold three workshops for primary school teachers from all school settings, throughout March:

Wyoming (Central Coast):
9.30 am - 3.00 pm, Wednesday, 4th March 09

9.30 am - 3.00 pm, Friday, 20th March 09

Coffs Harbour/Far North Coast area:
9.30 am - 3.00 pm,Friday, 27th March 09
Venue to be confirmed. Flyer and registration form will be posted to our website shortly, under the "What's On?" menu, or check this blog regularly.

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