Open book

We are currently upgrading our website. We are working hard to get the content up and complete changes as soon as possible. Please bear with us while we do this.

This section of the website contains information which is frequently sought by families and others:

  • Useful information about what Down syndrome is and what that means for a person, the genetics of Down syndrome and an excellent video (produced by Down Syndrome Australia) essential viewing for health professionals and for families
  • Some common health and medical conditions, areas of development, benefits of inclusive education and the WA education system as it stands today
  • DSWA education resources for families, new parent information pack and prenatal testing – fact sheet, useful iPad apps for early learning, primary school and high school
  • DSWA’s library collection for which we will be developing an online catalogue and the Activ Foundation Library’s very useful online catalogues and parent portal. Activ’s collection on Down syndrome is huge and kept very current so you are sure to find information on whatever aspect of Down syndrome you are looking for.