Address details

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

Friday, 14 August 2015

Latest additions to 'events' pages

Down Syndrome NSW events

Older Parent Network Event 
Wednesday 19th August - Parramatta Park Event Centre, Parramatta Park
Saturday 22nd August  - Mary Mckilliop Place 7-11 Mount StNorth Sydney 

Estate Planning Seminar
Saturday 12 September 2015 - North Parramatta

Other events
These links provide information about events run by other organisations that might be of interest to people with Down syndrome, their families, carers and professionals who support them.
Sydney Opera House - Oddysea is a highly specialised, hands-on, interactive theatre experience for young people with special needs including those with multiple disabilities. Children will experience tactile, hands-on story where touch, taste and smell are as important as sight and sound. Recommended for children 5 - 8 years of age
Saturday 22nd August 2015 - Sydney

Relationships and Private Stuff events
Social events and courses about relationships for people with intellectual disability
August - October 2015 - Burwood, Granville, Winmalee

My Choice Matters events
August - September 2015 - across NSW

Bodylines Ensemble - set in a futuristic school-scape where the enforcement of rules borders on controlling, where self-expression is disallowed, and sameness is the status-quo, the Shopfront Inclusive Bodylines Ensemble present their explosive new live performance work, Out of Line, a remarkable bringing together of over 30 young people with disability from across South East Sydney.
12 noon and 7 pm 27th and 28th August 2015 - Australian Theatre for Young People, Walsh Bay

The two-year Catalyst Dance Residency Program 2015 - 2016 call for 'Expressions of Interest' is now open nationally to all dancers with and without disability, and closeThursday 3 September 2015 at 4pm.
Key residency dates: 
Year One 2015 - Sunday 11 October – Saturday 17 October - Sydney
Year Two 2016 - Monday 15 August – Saturday 20 August - Sydney 

Smiles for Life: Oral Health Matters
A half-day program (8am to 1230pm) program that consists of presentations given by a Paediatric Dentist, Dietician and a team of Oral Health Therapists that focus on general dental knowledge, targeted oral hygiene and dietary advice, and behaviour management strategies when providing oral care. For family members, carers, teachers, nurses and support staff who care for young peopleThe morning also includes a free morning tea and hands-on workshop. Numbers are limited and registration is essential. Contact Smiles for Life on 9845 7423 or by email
Monday 7th September 2015 - Westmead

All About Us
NSW Council for Intellectual Disability - a social group for young people with intellectual disability aged16-26. In the group people will chat about what is important to them and what they might want to change about their lives and communities. People who come will also have a chance to learn about the NDIS and how it affects them. You will also makes new friends in a safe space. The group is free to attend. If you need any support to attend the group we can help. If you want to come please call Brandon on 9211 1611 or email
First meeting: 8th September 2015 - Penrith Library Theatrette

Employment 101 for Direct Payment Agreement Participants 
Ashurst Australia - seminar on the legal issues that Direct Payment Agreement participants should consider when deciding how to engage carers and support workers. For DPA participants, prospective participants, nominees, carers and support workers. RSVP by Friday 4 September. For enquiries, contact Shiranee Pararajasingham on 02 9258 6240 or
10th September 2015 - Sydney

Intellectual Disability Health Network Annual Forum
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
10 September 2015 - University of Technology, Sydney 

The Right Foot
DirtyFeet - creative dance workshops for people with and without disability between the ages of 14 and 26 years, providing a creative activity for those who may otherwise not have access to dance.Free, limited places. Registration is essential.
10am - 1:30pm, 12, 19, 26 September and 3 October 2015 - Glebe

Northcott - a community walk through Parramatta for people, with and without disability, across western Sydney to raise awareness and support inclusion. Starting at Prince Alfred Park at 11am, the walk will progress through the heart of the Parramatta community and surrounding businesses, finishing at Centenary Square. There will be entertainment, information and food stalls between 12 and 2pm on the day.
Wednesday 16 September 2015 - Parramatta

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