Monday, 5 October 2015

Latest additions to 'events' pages

Down Syndrome NSW events

Jumbo Joy Flight
Turramurra Rotary and Qantas Pathfinders are once again offering members of Down Syndrome NSW places on their annual Jumbo Joy Flight - a Boeing 747 taking children and their carers on a 90 minute joy-flight over the Sydney-Newcastle-Wollongong area.

Places are extremely limited (a total of 20 including Parents/Carers) and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. This offer is only for current members of Down Syndrome NSW.

To register your interest - email events@dsansw.org.au on Wednesday 7th October from 9am onwards. Please include the name of the parent who will be going and the child (one child with Down syndrome and one parent/carer per family only).

Emails received before this time will not be considered. Phone requests will not be considered.
Attendees must be willing to sign a ‘Permission to Use Image Form’ – see here for details.
No places are guaranteed until you receive a confirmation email from us (approximately two weeks after you register your interest). Visit Turramurra Rotary's website to find out more about the event
Saturday 12 December 2015 - Sydney International Airport

Love My Shape 
Fabulous fashionista Nerida Lamprill, award winning hair and fashion stylist, and mother of a teen with Down syndrome, is in Sydney for one night only to meet with Down Syndrome NSW members and talk about looking and feeling good in the bodies we are in. Nerida will present from her new book, Love My Shape, which features beautiful young women with Down syndrome. Nerida believes knowing how dress to suit your unique physical features empowers you by building self-confidence and self esteem which influences other areas of your life. Numbers are limited so please book by calling Down Syndrome NSW on 02 9841 4444
6pm-8pm Thursday 15 October 2015 - Sydney City


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.

As of Now
Catalyst Dance Performance Accessible Arts - An excerpt from 'The Likes of Me' by Matt Shilcock. Utilising his changing bodily landscape as an expressive tool, Shilcock’s durational performance urges exploration of the body’s potential in defiance of any ideas about type, shape, form or ability.'As of Now' Studio Showing is performed by the Catalyst Dance residents, and choreographed by Kay Armstrong. This is a work in progress developed from the choreographic workshops during the residency. Q + A. Post-show Drinks
Saturday, 17 October 2015 - Carriageworks, Everleigh

Youth Focus - Get More Skills Youth Program
My Choice Matters - new workshops aimed at improving the voice, choice and control of people aged 14-17. We will use games, videos, stories and interactive sessions to help young people plan to be the hero in their good life. Refreshments and lunch provided. Register via mychoicematters or call 1800 144 653
17th Otober 2015 - Katoomba
24th October 2015 - Penrith
31st October 2015 - Windsor
7 November 2015 - Lithgow

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