Creative arts help break down barriers for people with disability, Robyn Archer, International Day for People with a Disability Australia and FAHCSIA, 3rd December 2012
Is there reason to be averse to Down syndrome? Amy Julia Becker, Thin Places, 14th December 2012
School gadgets boost student communication, Kathleen Dyett, ABC News (online), 17th December 2012
My son the vice president, Valle Dwight, Great Schools, 24th September 2012
6 Toys and Play Products To Help Develop Gross Motor Skills, Ahren Hoffman, Friendship Circle (blog), 26th November 2012
Baby benches: how sitting helps a child walk and DIY benches! Jennifer Bekin, let's talk - Down syndrome, 20th December 2012
New generation to support Down syndrome research, University of Queensland News, 7th December 2012
Is our Disability Discrimination Act a bit of a dud? Craig Wallace, Ramp Up, 21st December 2012
Pension reform key to NDIS success, Andrew Baker, Australian Financial Review, 20th December 2012
Emerging Leader's Awards,National Disability Awards 2012, International Day of People with Disability Australia, 28th November 2012. Video of the presentation of the award to Gerard O'Dwyer, and footage supporting his nomination.
Challenging Perceptions, Callan Lawrence, The Parramatta Holroyd Sun, 1st December 2012. Local news article about Gerard O'Dwyer's award (see above), his work, and a terrific photo.
Executive function, Bill Nason, Autism Discussion Page Series of posts on 'executive functioning' skills, starting on Monday 17th December 2012 - much of this information applies to any people with Down syndrome too.