Meetings and congresses
Meeting siblings and family
members is very important for us and a great opportunity
of exchange and growth.
Therefore, during the years we have organised meetings with
siblings and parents in several Italian cities (Bari, Naples,
Macerata, Venice, Perugia, Nardò, Livorno, and, of
course, Rome where many of us live) to tell our experience
of siblings of people with Down’s Syndrome. Besides,
over the years our group has taken part in congresses on
DS and other disabilities both in Italy (Milan, Naples,
Pisa, Verona, Agugliano, Pisa, Roma) and abroad (Winnipeg,
Apart from supporting families, the most important characteristic
of these intense meetings is the opportunity to meet new
siblings and create new self-help groups.
Giada e Alessia