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New Zealand Down Syndrome Association
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VISION - People with Down syndrome are valued and equal members of their community, fulfilling their goals. MISSION – To work alongside families, Whānau and carers to support and empower people with Down syndrome to realise their potential and aspiration’s through all life stages and within all communities. We are the only organisation in New Zealand working to support and advocate for people with Down syndrome and we receive no government funding to do this. We reply solely on donations and funding from grants. We provide regional groups with volunteer support people for new parents, face-to-face and telephone support. Additionally, we have an adult support and grandparent support contacts. We have an 0800 free phone number, website, quarterly journal providing up to date information, real life stories, and a section for people with Down syndrome which is written by people with Down syndrome. We also provide information, support and various resources. • The Association is established to • Promote the welfare of people with Down syndrome and their families/Whanau. • Provide up-to-date information that is accessible to families/Whanau particularly new parents and other interested parties. • Provide information to medical practitioners, students, educators and community organisations, to enhance their interactions with people with Down syndrome. • Provide ongoing links with and among families. • Establish and maintain relationships with other disability organisations. • Respond to political and social issues by making submissions to government bodies and through the media. • Initiate and manage projects that will have a direct benefit to people with Down syndrome and their families. • Maintain links with international Down Syndrome Associations to ensure flow of current knowledge and information. • Do any other legal and lawful acts to attain these objectives and conducive to our mission statement.
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