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There’s a Whole Community Here For You

Your support network goes far beyond the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society.
There are hundreds of regional, national, and international organizations, foundations, and resource centers dedicated to providing information, support, and advice about Down Syndrome. Click away!

Canadian National Organizations

Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Centre (DSRF)
Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS)

Canadian Regional Organizations

Down Syndrome Association of Metropolitan Toronto
Down Syndrome Association of Ontario
Manitoba Down Syndrome Society
Calgary Down Syndrome Association
Newfoundland And Labrador Down Syndrome Society
Assoc. du Syndrome de Down de L’estrie (Quebec)
Site du Regroupement pour la trisomie 21

US National Organizations

National Down Syndrome Society
Association for Children with Down Syndrome
National Association for Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Clinics in the US

Internet Magazine

Down Syndrome Quarterly (a multi-disciplinary journal)
Down Syndrome Amongst Us
Ohrenkuss, a German magazine by people with DS

Educational/Behavioral Sites

Education Watch: Monitoring Progress Toward Inclusive Education
Love and Learning: Reading and Language Development
Brookes Publishing Company
Beyond the Box Basics: Professional Development for Educators and Parents
The Down Syndrome Educational Trust
BC Ministry of Education: Special Education

Medical Resources

Hearing And Vision Loss Associated with Down syndrome
Down Syndrome: Health Issues
Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome
Down’s Heart Group

Other

Down Syndrome for New Parents
Family friendly Fun Ideas: For families with disabilities
Down Syndrome Education International
Western Society for Children
Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN)
Registered Disability Savings Plan
STEPS FORWARD – Inclusive Post Secondary Education Society
UNTAPE
ACT – Autism Community Training
School District 43
District 43 Parents Advisory Committee (DPAC)
School District 40
Family Support Institute
Variety Club
Vancouver Foundation
Anxiety BC
Special Olympics BC
Community Living BC
Ministry of Child and Family Development (section for children & youth with special needs)
www.kidsnewwest.ca
Easter Seals Kid’s Camps
Thompson Nicola Ups and Downs Society
Kids Up Front
findSupport BC
Cerebral Palsy Guide
Teaching Children With ADHD
Teaching Individuals With Down Syndrome
Queensford College – Certificate In Disability
Diamond Learning Centre
Cerebral Palsy Group
findSupportBC
We Love Lucy Society Weighted Blankets, Kelowna, BC
ARK Therapeutic Services
Birth Injury Centre

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Events

Fundraising:

T21 Awareness Walk

Date:  September 9th, 2017
Time:
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
Hawthorne Park, 10513-144th Street, Surrey
Cost:  
Person with Down Syndrome – Free
$5.00 per person before Sept 1, 2017
$10.00 per person after Sept 1/2017

Registration  via Eventbrite required 

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/lmdss-t21-down-syndrome-awareness-walk-tickets-34444268735

Pledges and Teams forms are found under the Fun for Families / Fundraise heading

Community Support:

To attend any of the Parent Networking Groups you must register either by phone 604-591-2722, or email at info@lmdss.com.
If you require childcare you must inform us at the time of registration.

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Health & Education:

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Sexuality Classes  for 12+
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Dance Fit Classes (NEW)
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society will be starting up this program in the Spring. The dates are will be confirmed shortly, and will be posted.
If your child, teen, or adult is interested in making friends,having fun, and getting into shape, please email the LMDSS office to register at info@lmdss.com.

 

Parents

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