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

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Library Thursday 8th May 2014

Supporting young carers in secondary education: national and international resources
Carers Australia has collated an extensive list of resource materials ... for use by people who are supporting, or want to support, young carers in secondary schools. This may include school administrators, teachers, counsellors, support workers, parents and guardians ...  see the compilation here.

New issues of online newsletters
Issue 5 (April 2014) of Starecase - the online magazine 'produced at spasmodic intervals within a miniscule budget', by and for people with disabilities is available here.
In this issue:
Individualised Funding and the NDIS -  on individualised vs block funding options
Mission Inclusion - what if we just decided to do it?
How to Change the Disability Sector - tips for people who are on too many committees
The Mermaid and the Smoo - a story
Will They Change the Disability Support Pension? News about the DSP
Same Shite, Different Landmass - the commonalities between the UK and Australia
Falling Between the Cracks - on being undiagnosed and falling between the cracks
Paper Pollie - your Disability It Yourself politician paper doll set
A Way with Words - disability language
An Unlikely Hero -  how one woman prevented others from becoming victims by a taxi driving predator
The Others - the voices of people with disability that are the hardest to hear

    Accessible Arts Newsletter - April 2014
    All the news on arts and disability across NSW, including an Interview with Amplify your art Recipient Chris Bunton

    Members' library
    The Down Syndrome NSW library catalogue is available to view here.  

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