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

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

DADHC workshops available to Northern Metro families

Department of Ageing, Disability & Home Care (DADHC) Metro North Regional Behaviour Intervention and Support Team provides a calendar of workshops designed to be easily accessible to a variety of people working in the area of behaviour support work, from direct care staff to managers, from families to clinicians.

Workshops that could be relevant to families of people with Down syndrome offered in the July calendar include:

Makaton Basic Workshop
9:00am - 4:30pm Monday 13th July 2009
Achieve Foundation Eastwood, Level 4 – 2 Rowe Street, Eastwood

Working with Challenging Behaviours
9.30 am - 1.30 pm Wednesday 15th July 2009
DADHC Office Level 2 – 93 George Street, Parramatta

Wills & Trusts. Planning for the Future
9.30 am - 12.30 pm, Friday 24th July 2009
DADHC Office Level 2 – 93 George Street, Parramatta

Music Therapy for People with Disability
10:00am - 12:00 pm Tuesday 28th July 2009
The Golden Stave Music Therapy Centre, Kingswood

Families / non paid carers will be given priority where possible. In most instances morning / afternoon tea will be provided. Sessions are at a cost of a gold coin donation, to cover refreshments and materials.

Contact Down Syndrome NSW on 9683 4333 or email for a calendar with full details of each workshop and booking procedures (which are handled directly by the Behaviour Support Team).

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