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 firstname.lastname@example.org and put 'For DS Awareness Week blog posts' as your email subject. Thanks!