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

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Weekend reading and viewing: 6th - 7th October 2012

Get me started, but let me finish!, Bill Nason, Autism Discussion Page (Facebook), scroll down to Wednesday 27th September 2012.  On supporting executive function in children with autism - very similar challenges are common for children and adults with Down syndrome.

Victorian education report has national relevance, Stephanie Gotlib (EO, Children with Disability Australia), Ramp Up, 2 Oct 2012 (The report, Held back, can be downloaded here)

Respite issues, Siblings Australia blog post, 30th September 2012

Time to stop the forced sterilisation of girls and women with disability, Lorna Hallahan, The Conversation, 3rd October 2012

What makes an awesome app?  Katie Lyon, Spectronics (blog), 3rd October 2012

Standardized testing and Down syndrome: Comparisons (Part 3), Jennifer Bekins, Let's talk - Down syndrome, 1st October

Standardized Testing - Emotions (Part 4), Jennifer Bekins, Let's talk - Down syndrome, 3rd October

Voting is now open in Nova's Focus on Ability 2012 short film competition. Many of the films feature people with Down syndrome. View all entries here, and cast your vote by 15th October

Reminder - if you would care to share a photo in our DS Awareness Week  (14th - 21st October) series of posts, send it to and put 'For DS Awareness Week blog posts' as your email subject. Thanks!

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