Resources

Grab a Good Book

We want you to be informed! Review and download any of the resources below. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact us. We will find the information you need.

Education

Here’s what we have in our library:
Starting School – Suggested Reading List 1
Resources from the LMDSS Library
LMDSS scholarship program

Health

PreNatal Genetic Screening – www.bcprenatalscreening.ca.

Depression in Persons with Down Syndrome
Faster Down’s Test in the Works – US Scientists
Down Syndromes Linked To Faulty Brain Communication
Increased risk of Symptomatic Gallbladder Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome
Your Child’s Best Shot by Ronald Gold MD MPH – Canadian Pediatric Society
Immunize BC
Health Link files
Public health Agency of Canada
Optimize Health With Down Syndrome
Tests For Diagnosing Dementia
Perinatal Services BC – Management of Pregnancies Diagnosed With Down Syndrome

Workshops

Down syndrome Children Talking Out Loud to Themselves
Medical Care of People with Down Syndrome
Down’s Syndrome Gene Identified
Abnormal Sleep Patterns in Down Syndrome
Molecule links Down syndrome to Alzheimer’s

Library

You can find these resources onsite in the LMDSS library. You can borrow them from us or purchase them online.
LMDSS Library Books

Video Blogs

Aristotel, together with her family, including her 2 year old that has down syndrome and her 4 year old boy, has started a YouTube vlog about her life, with videos posted a few times a week. She would like to find ways to bring her experiences to people, sharing familiar positive moments in her life with other people with family members that have down syndrome.



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Events

Fundraising:

T21 Awareness Walk
Date: September 9th, 2017
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10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
Hawthorne Park (10513-144th Street, Surrey)
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Registration, Pledges, and Teams forms are located here:

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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Burnaby
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Langley
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Vancouver
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Adults Connect (ages 19+)
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Health & Education:

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Reading & Math Program Spring Classes: (Sign Up Now)
Dates:
 April 25th to June 29th 2017– Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Location: #201-13281-78th Ave, Surrey
Time: 1 hour sessions available – 4-5 pm, 5-6 pm, 6-7 pm
Cost: $
20.00 per session


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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