The latest place to listen to interviews from our community, to learn about topics pertinent to Down syndrome, and to connect with people and initiatives that might support you on your journey.
Episode 4: Wills and Estate Planning
Find out answers to questions like What is a will and do I need one? and What are my rights around decision making for my future? in this interview between Kath Mansour from the DSV Advisory Network and Wills and Estates Lawyer Trent McGregor. This episode is for people with Down syndrome who would like to know more about things to consider when thinking about future planning.
Episode 3: AllPlay Learn with Professor Nicole Rinehart and Dr Ana Mantilla
During episode three DSV's Paula Kilgallon and Stephanie Papaleo interview Professor Nicole Rinehart and Dr Ana Mantilla of AllPlay Learn. The AllPlay Learn program translates inclusive practices from educational policy and evidence-based research to school classrooms and early years settings to ensure meaningful outcomes for children and young people with developmental challenges and disabilities.
Read more about Episode 3 here: https://www.downsyndrome.org.au/vic/allplay-learn-with-professor-nicole-rinehart-and-dr-anna-mantilla/
Episode 2: Lockdown and Employment with Chris McMahon
Thank you to DSV Member Chris McMahon for being a part of the second episode of the Down Syndrome Victoria Podcast. During this episode DSV's Lucy Bain and Stephanie Papaleo talk with Chris. It's a casual chat about what they've all been up to during lockdown and the types of work that Steph and Chris do. They talk about having Down syndrome in the workplace and what they think people should know about employing someone with Down syndrome.
Read more about this episode here: https://www.downsyndrome.org.au/vic/lockdown-employment-with-chris-mcmahon/
Episode 1: Positive Behaviour Support with Belinda Webb
During their conversation, our Family Support Manager Sonia Bonadio and Belinda talk about what positive behaviour support actually is, how to create effective rhythms and routines in your home, setting up positive supports and more!
Read more about this episode here: https://www.downsyndrome.org.au/vic/positive-behaviour-support-with-belinda-webb/