Carer Tips – going the distance better!

When a loved one is first diagnosed with a disability, people tend to go into shock for a while. From there, it is full steam ahead, as they madly chase around to find the very best outcomes for the person. Many carers remain in this mode and even when things are calmer, they find things to keep them at the crisis-driven, …

There is no cure for Down syndrome

I have just finished watching the public hearings into the Disability Support Pension hearing inquiry and I can truly say that I am speechless! Here we are in the 21st century and still there is so much confusion around Down syndrome. Apart from the bizarre comment from a spokesperson from the Department of Human Services (DHS) – that she could …