Upcoming events and workshops

At Down Syndrome Victoria our focus is and will continue to be the safety and wellbeing of our members, community and staff.

We would like to reassure you that, while we are all working remotely, DSV remains open and available to members and the community. We are also now running all our workshops online. 

For more information please call us Monday-Thursday on 9486 9600 or email info@dsav.asn.au.


This page is updated regularly so please continue to check in. At this stage, all workshops and events listed below will be occurring on ZOOM and you will need the zoom link in order to join the session. Please bear with us while we update this page with the appropriate links and information. In the meantime, if there is no link with further information under an event you're interested in, please contact the staff member listed directly. We hope to see you at a DSV event soon.  

2020

May

Key Word Sign coffee and chat

10am-10.30am Tuesday 19th May 2020

Join us for this weekly catch up with a cup of coffee and learn some key word signs together. Please contact Sonia Bonadio for more information.  

Transition to primary school - for families in the Barwon region 

6.30pm-7.30pm Tuesday 19th May 2020

An information session to assist parents in choosing a suitable primary school for their child with Down syndrome. Education Consultant, Paula Kilgallon, will facilitate this session.
Register here or email Paula 
for more information. 

NDIS Q&A with Debby Fraumano 

1pm-2pm Thursday 21st May 2020

A lot is changing, and fast, with the NDIS. Bring your questions to this Q&A where our Adult Support Manager, Debby Fraumano, will help us understand some of the changes that have occurred over the past six weeks.
Register here or email Debby for more information.

Navigating the service system (for parents of children aged 2-5 years)

11am-12pm Saturday 23rd May 2020 

Join us for this informal catch up outlining relevant services and how to access them. This is designed with parents of children aged 2-5 years in mind. You will also get to know our Family Support Manager, Sonia Bonadio who will lead the sessions. 
To register for this event click here.
Email Sonia 
for more information. 

Transition to primary school 

6.30pm-7.30pm Tuesday 26th May 2020

An information session to assist parents in choosing a suitable primary school for their child with Down syndrome. Education Consultant, Carolyn Goodbody, will facilitate this session.
Register here or email Carolyn 
for more information.

June

Advocacy in education

Join our Education Support team for a workshop that will provide parents and carers with information related to advocating for their child in the school system.

There are three opportunities to participate in this workshop throughout June, each delivered by a member of our Education Support Service team.

All sessions will run from 6.30pm-7.30pm

Click on the links below to register:





Online modules for educators

Reflections