We are a community of families with Williams Syndrome members, based in Victoria, Australia.
We aim to provide help and support for families with a child or adult with Williams Syndrome and empower those with Williams Syndrome to reach their full potential.
We invite new families, supportive community members, sponsors and relevant health professionals to participate in the life of our group and apply for membership.
It's our 30th birthday this year and we are going to celebrate all out so there is something for everyone and we'd love to share this weekend with you! 2018 camp is located at Upper Plenty Conference Centre in Upper Plenty (near Wallan), about 1 hour north of Melbourne.19 October 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 21 October 2018 @ 1:30 pm
We have received some feedback from folks about the t-shirts and we're very excited to show you the final designs! We have decided to go without words around the logo to keep it nice and clean. The white t-shirts will have the pink logos and the navy...read more
Wednesday 3rd January We departed from McDonalds' Nunawading car park at 8 am before travelling through Yea, Bonnie Doon and then onto Wangaratta. We arrived at our accommodation at Howman's Gap Alpine Centre near Falls Creek. The day before we left I hurt my back...read more
A positive and insightful snapshot about how the support group can helps families and individuals with Williams Syndrome and the benefits of being in the group. Thank you to our sponsors; Genetic Support Network of Victoria and Rotary Club of Canterbury. Videographer:...read more
Presented by Our friends at Belonging Matters Inc. are hosting this workshop and it may be very useful for members and families in our group. Our own Justine is involved in this project to help families set up and strengthen their circles. When and Where Wednesday 7th...read more
Research findings: The Perspective and Experience of Families Raising a Child with Williams Syndrome
Rebecca Bobin Research Assistant La Trobe University Developmental Neuromotor Cognition Lab Rebecca Bobin is a Master of Clinical Psychology candidate and provisional psychologist within the Australian Catholic University. Rebecca completed her BPsych...read more
This is an introduction to Williams Syndrome and some of the families in the Williams Syndrome Family Support Group (Victoria) Inc. Thank you to our sponsors; Genetic Support Network of Victoria and Rotary Club of Canterbury. Videographer: Lars Vorlicek (CEK...read more
The skies were blue. The carpark was full. The sausages were sizzling and flying into the hands of happy patrons. We could not have asked for a better Saturday in October! It was a massive team effort from everyone involved and every aspect of the day exceeded all...read more
Brodie is young man in our community who spent some time attending two different day programs but found them unfulfilling and mundane. A discussion with his mum was the catalyst for change and Brodie enrolled in the...read more
Bandmates Victoria matches young people over 18 with disability and /or mental health issues with a Volunteer to see live music of their choice in local venues. This program has attracted keen interest across Melbourne and further afield. Volunteers will receive...read more
Rebecca Bobin Research Assistant La Trobe University Developmental Neuromotor Cognition Lab Rebecca Bobin is a Master of Clinical Psychology candidate and provisional psychologist within the Australian Catholic University. Rebecca completed her BPsych (Hons) research...read more