Thursday, 9 July 2015

Resources, publications

Library Shelf - new title in the Down Syndrome NSW Library

The Sibling Survival Guide: Indispensable information for brothers and sisters of adults with disabilities, Edited by Don Meyer and Emily Holl, Woodbine House
This book has been written for adult and teenage siblings of a person with disability. Some of the areas covered include:
• statistics and research about siblings
• younger siblings' feelings
• impact on your life decisions
• caring for multiple generations
• ageing and disability
• taking care of yourself
• future planning
DS NSW members can borrow books from the library - contact Jo in the library via email library@dsansw.org.au

World Down Syndrome Congress - program 
The 12th World Down Syndrome Congress will be held in Chennai, India in August. The program is now available online here.

CAP THAT!
... is a national campaign asking Australian educators to simply turn on captions on videos shown in class to boost learning and literacy for all students.
The CAP THAT! website provides links to download its infographics
explaining how students benefit from captions,
and how to use them.

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