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If you are a sibling caring for your family member with a physical or intellectual disability, this could be of interest to you.

Carer's NSW is calling for Expressions of Interest for people interested in attending a Talk-Link telephone program, facilitated by two trained counsellors.  Topics in discussion will include:

* strengthen resilience with coping strategies

* learn healthy communication boundaries

* explore loss and grief in the caring role

* understand the benefits of self care.

This six-week course will be conducted via Telephone Group Connect.  Register your interest ASAP. For more information or to register call CARER LINE 1800 242 636.  www.carersnsw.org.au

Down Syndrome NSW invites you to our Better Start Early Days Workshop No 2. Specifically for parents of babies and toddlers with Down syndrome, the workshop will discuss:

  • The juggling act
  • Self-care check-in
  • Developing a vision
  • A team approach
  • Early intervention
  • Planning, goal setting and funding
  • What's next?

It's a great opportunity for new parents to meet other families and learn valuable information about services that are available.  It's a relaxed, informal atmosphere to allow for sharing of lived experiences.

Dates: Sat 3rd February 2018
Time: 10am - 2pm.  A light lunch is provided
Venue: Down Syndrome NSW office, level6/410 Church St Nth Parramatta
This is a FREE workshop.  No cost to attend.
Bookings essential:  02 9841 4444 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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