Monday, 13 March 2017

#World Down Syndrome Day 2017 – Day 13

This year Down Syndrome Australia is celebrating #MyVoiceMyCommunity with the international Down syndrome community. Join us as we count down to  21 March with 21 stories of inclusion and personal success.

Andy is 21 years old and lives with his family. With the support of NDIS funding he has a very fulfilling life. His week is made up of various activities that he chooses himself and negotiates with his support workers. 
Andy’s family has set up a small business making and selling preserves at local farmer’s markets. His role includes counting and setting up the jars for sterilising, packing boxes for markets and helping pack and unpack the car and market stall.
His primary passion in life is basketball and his favourite job is volunteering at his local basketball association every Wednesday afternoon ... read the whole story here.

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