The New Zealand Down Syndrome Association (NZDSA) is aware that our members will have personal responses to the announcement by the Minister of Education, the Hon. Hekia Parata, regarding the Cabinet’s July 2016 decisions to Strengthen inclusion and…Continue
The draft strategy is now available in a range of accessible formats. To provide feedback you can join a workshop, fill in the online survey, record a video, run your own workshop or email your views. For the full range of options please visit the…Continue
Hi all, I've read some answers re life insurance for their loved ones with DS. Have I missed the boat in regards getting life insurance for my brother who is now 30yrs and healthier than me lol.Apologies if this has been covered?Can anyone…Continue
Hi thereRecently I was trying to think of ideas of things to take with you to entertain or distract or comfort for a hospital visit.It could be that you are anticipating a long wait before an appointment, a yucky appointment (like blood tests), day…Continue
Kia oraI thought it could be useful before the next school holidays to collate a list of some places in local communities who provide discounts for people with Down syndrome or caregivers to make their activities more easily accessed and more…Continue
On Wednesday 3rd August Glen Innes Pools, YMCA Auckland are excited to host the AUSTSWIM Aotearoa AKWA MATE “Have a GO Day” at 2:45pm.This is an innovative, interactive and affordable aquatic programme for people with a medical or mobility condition…Continue
For friends and family of people with Down Syndrome & other Special Needs. All welcome, come and participate.