New Year's Eve Ball
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Ball

The New Year’s Eve Ball is one of DSAQ’s most anticipated events of the year by our adults with Down syndrome.  We work in collaboration with Ball Events, who run the Ball and generously allow our DSAQ members (also known as the Youth Ambassadors) to be a part of a wonderful and exciting evening each year.

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Lots of Socks for World Down Syndrome Day
Mar
21
to Mar 22

Lots of Socks for World Down Syndrome Day

Let's get people talking about WDSD on 21 March 2018!How? By wearing #LotsOfSocks!Join us wearing something people will ask you about so that you can tell them all about WDSD and get your nursery, school, college, university, work, or anywhere else to join in for a gold coin donation and raise funds for Down Syndrome Queensland!

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Understanding Down Syndrome - Cairns
Oct
12
4:00 PM16:00

Understanding Down Syndrome - Cairns

This free workshop will focus on educators and the proven strategies and techniques that they can include in the classroom to create a greater inclusive educational experience for all.

Topics will include common characteristics and medical conditions for children with Down syndrome, behaviour issues, communication and the use of visual supports. 

There will be light refreshments provided.

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Understanding Down Syndrome - Townsville
Oct
10
4:00 PM16:00

Understanding Down Syndrome - Townsville

This free workshop will focus on educators and the proven strategies and techniques that they can endeavour to include in the classroom to create a greater inclusive educational experience for all.

Topics will include common characteristics and medical conditions for children with Down syndrome, behaviour issues, communication and the use of visual supports. 

There will be light refreshments provided.

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Challenge Weekend
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Challenge Weekend

Challenge Weekend is fun personal development weekend for people with Down syndrome aged 16 and over. Held twice a year at the Gold Coast and SunShine Coast Active Recreation Centres, participants ('Challengers') are allocated to small groups captained by a volunteer team leader who provides peer support for the duration of the weekend. 

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Kubota Australia & Casali's Down Syndrome Awareness Drive 2018
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Kubota Australia & Casali's Down Syndrome Awareness Drive 2018

For the fourth year, Casali's are hosting the Kubota Australia & Casali's Down Syndrome Awareness Drive.
Travel the CREB Track and stay at Bloomfield Beach Camp. Sep 15th & 16th. $25 per person.
To register for our event message us on Facebook Casali's or contact Bernice at Casali's via email [email protected] or ph 0740923841.
If you would like to get updates about the event please follow it on Facebook at the link below.
https://www.facebook.com/events/631928473859445

To support the fundraising efforts, donations can be made online at https://www.downsyndromeqld.org.au/donations/. Please put in the reference "Casalis" so that we know you are supporting this event. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

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Bridge to Brisbane
Aug
26
7:00 AM07:00

Bridge to Brisbane

Come and get your sneakers on and join our team for the Bridge to Brisbane 2018 on Sunday, 26 August.  

Help us raise awareness and fundraise, by joining our Bridge to Brisbane - Down Syndrome Queensland Team.

Down Syndrome Queensland will pay for your registration and give you a team shirt.  
All you have to do is to pledge to raise a minimum of ;
• $250 per individual
• $500 per team up to 4 people
• $750 per team 5 to 8
• $1000 per team 8 and up

To join the fun, just follow the instructions on “How to register”.

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Housing Forum
Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Housing Forum

Registrations for the Housing Forums will close very soon, so make sure to not miss out on this opportunity to get some great information and ask any questions!

 We will have information on offer about:

·        What housing options are available (e.g. accommodation being offered by service providers, private rental arrangements, buying your own house, building at the back of the family home)

·        Supports that are available to allow the person to live independently (e.g. through the NDIS and other means)

 

We will also allocate some time at the end of the session where the speakers can answer any specific questions you may have.

 

This forum will be held in North Brisbane (North Lakes).  

To register, please visit either of the following links:

 

North Brisbane - 22nd August 2018

The Corso, North Lakes Library

6pm - 8:30pm

Cost: $16.91 (includes booking fee + GST)

To register:  https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/housing-forum-north-brisbane-tickets-48264766215

*Minimum numbers are required for this event to go ahead, so please make sure to register and come along!

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