Down syndrome resources

Down syndrome resources

Whether you are the person living with Down syndrome, a carer, family member or friend, there are some great resources and support groups available to help you with practical and emotional support. Support groups, either in the community or online, can offer you the opportunity to get in touch with people in a similar situation and share experiences and information.

Associations

Down syndrome associations across Australia provide information and offer access to workshops and support groups for people with Down syndrome but also for parents, carers and siblings. Find the Down syndrome association in your State or Territory below and contact them to find out what groups they run.

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Down Syndrome Association

Building 1, Pearce Community Centre, Collett Place, Pearce

PO Box 717 Mawson ACT 2607

P: 02 6290 0656

E: [email protected]

W: actdsa.org.au


South Australia

Down Syndrome South Australia

4 McInnes Street, Ridleyton SA 5008

P: 08 8245 4600

E:[email protected]

W: downssa.asn.au


Victoria

Down Syndrome Victoria

18/71 Victoria Crescent Abbotsford VIC 3067

P: 1300 658 873

E: [email protected]

W: downsyndromevictoria.org.au


Queensland

Down Syndrome Queensland

282 Stafford Road, Stafford QLD 4053

P: 07 3356 6655

E: [email protected]rg.au

W: downsyndromeqld.org.au


Western Australia

Down Syndrome Western Australia

Suite 3, 2 Canning Highway South Perth,

PO Box 338, Bentley WA 6982

P: 08 9368 4002

E: [email protected]

W: dsawa.asn.au


Northern Territory

Down Syndrome Association of the Northern Territory

Shop 75 Smith St Darwin NT 0800

P: 08 8985 6222

W: downsyndroment.com.au


Tasmania

Down Syndrome Tasmania

PO Box 1157

Devonport TAS 7310

P: 1300 592 050

E: [email protected]

W: downsyndrometasmania.org.au


Websites

You can find a wide range of information on Down syndrome on the internet, including websites offering support and information.

Down Syndrome Australia

18/71 Victoria Crescent, Abbotsfield VIC 3067

P: 1300 344 954

E: [email protected]

W: downsyndrome.org.au


National Down Syndrome Society

E: [email protected]

W: ndss.org


Online Forums

Online forums are a great way to engage with parents, carers, family, friends and people with Down syndrome for support and advice. Start the conversation today by joining these Facebook forums.

ADHD, Autism, Asperger's, SPD & Down Syndrome Support Group 

Down Syndrome

Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Down Syndrome and Families in South Australia

Inclusive Education for Australian Students with Down syndrome 

NDIS and me  

Parents of Adults with Down syndrome, Victoria, Australia

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