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2013 Summer Newsletter is out

posted Nov 6, 2013, 1:40 AM by Craig Miller   [ updated Nov 6, 2013, 1:52 AM ]

Our summer newsletter is out here: 

Link to current Newsletter
For those having issues with good docs (colour compression is pretty bad) try thisalternative link 
 

Frances Clarke Awards

This year’s Frances Clarke Awards was a great success. We cover the awards that celebrate achievements of people with Down syndrome in Wellington over three pages in our newsletter
Our Facebook pics are here

Dominion Posts Coverage of the event is here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/9344378/Soccer-loving-Lukes-in-the-winners-chair
Pics and the speech from the Governor General http://gg.govt.nz/image/tid/766 
http://gg.govt.nz/content/frances-clarke-memorial-awards-2013-0
 

WDSA Christmas Party


1:30pm—4pm Saturday  30th November  2013
Hardwick Smith Lounge Hall, Belmont Domain, Lower Hutt
 
Free sausages, drinks, ice blocks and games
Santa will be coming around 2:30pm,
Bring a labelled (around $5 value) present for each child.
 
Last year was a great low key event where parents got to catch-up whilst Santa entertained the children.  There is a big car park and a playground at the Belmont Domain.
 
Please feel free to turn up on the day but it would be really useful if you RSVP to wdsa@wdsa.co.nz for catering numbers
 

Stop press: Christmas Book ideas

Struggling for a Christmas present idea? Here are Emily's (my daughter) current top pics.

Finger Phonics Big Books 1-7

http://jollylearning.co.uk/shop/finger-phonics-big-books/
They can also be purchased from http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/search/advanced?searchTerm=&searchSeries=159205

The Noisy Book

http://www.bookdepository.co.uk/Noisy-Soledad-Bravi/9781877467523
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