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WHAT IS DOWN SYNDROME? Find out more about this genetic condition in this description»

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The mission of the Auckland Down Syndrome Association is…

to promote the participation of people with Down syndrome in their community


ADSA Junior Social Club Event

The next ADSA Junior Social Club meeting is fast approaching! Members will be meeting on Saturday the 8th of June and enjoying an afternoon of Laser Tag and Ice cream in Ponsonby! Email Grace Cussell at Recreate for more details. Please note: It is important to RSVP for attendance by Friday 31st May. To ensure…

Social Club celebrates Star Wars day

To celebrate Star Wars day on the 4th of May (May the Fourth be with you) the adults social club enjoyed an evening of Star-Wars themed fun at the Recreate offices. Members came dressed in their best Star Wars attire and there were prizes for the best dressed! They also enjoyed a dinner together and…


Special Needs Planning Guidance with Valentina Pereira When: Saturday 29 JuneTime: 9.30 am to 12.30 pmVenue: CCS Disability Action, 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Kauri Room. This century sees adults with Down syndrome at their most independent, due to the opportunities, technology and support available to them. Despite this, there remain challenges that prevent them…

T-shirt offer!

We are still holding our special promotion…for each I AM me t-shirt you purchase, you will receive a free Buddy Walk T-shirt. We only have a limited number of Buddy Walk t-shirts left, so be quick! Buy your t-shirts here»

Keratoconus – Max’s Story

From Karen Nyenkamp: My husband and I own a company that supplies optical equipment to optometrists and hospitals. We have always supported the Special Olympics Healthy Eyes programme by donating the equipment they use during the National games. At the last games held in Wellington in 2017, The University of Auckland did a special screening…

Junior Social Club

We would like to invite you to join the Junior Social Club that the Auckland Down Syndrome Association holds monthly with Recreate NZ for our members. The junior Social Club is normally for members aged 13 to 17 years but we are opening it up to 11 and 12-year-olds and their caregivers. Come and see…


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Help us continue to support people with Down syndrome and their families.