Alberta

Alberta Parent Support Groups

Canadian Down Syndrome Society
www.cdss.ca

Alberta Association for Community Living
Contact: Bruce Uditsky
Telephone: (780) 451-3055
Fax: (780) 453-5779
Email: buditsky@aacal.org
Position: Executive Director

Border County
Border County Special Needs Society
Contact: Gail Thielen
Telephone: (403) 647-3897
Fax: (403) 647-3899
Position: Local Contact
Service Area: South Eastern Alberta

Bridges
Contact: Lauren Fournier
Telephone: (403) 526-7473
Fax: (403) 504-2459
Position: Family Support Coordinator
Service Area: Medicine Hat

Brooks
Ups and Downs – Brooks Group
Contact: Brenda Orlita
Telephone: (403) 362-5570
Email: blorlita@ecdnet.org
Position: Local Contact

Calgary
Ups & Downs – Calgary Down Syndrome Association
www.upsdowns.org

Lethbridge
UPSIDEDOWN In L.A. (Lethbridge)
Contact: Flora MacKay
Email: mackayf@hotmail.com
Position: Local Contact

Lloydminster
Contact: Pam Beamish
Telephone: (306) 387-6811
Email: Beamish@sasktel.net
Service Area: Lloydminster and surrounding area

Edmonton
Edmonton Down Syndrome Society
www.edss.ca

Red Deer
High on Downs – Red Deer Parent Support Group
Contact: Marjorie Krossa
Telephone: (403) 783-3507 (home) (403) 783-7752 (work)
Email: dreamaway@telus.net

St. Albert
St. Albert Down Syndrome Support Group
Contact: Liana Leskie
Telephone: (780) 460-9686
Email: lianaleskie@shaw.ca
Position:Local Contact
Service Area: St. Albert and area

Taber
Ups and Downs – Taber Group
Contact: Beth Rodziniak
Telephone: (403) 327-6507
Fax: (403) 345-2043
Position: Local Contact

Westlock
Contact: Christine Whyte
Telephone: (780) 954-2471
Email: cc12@telus.net
Position: Local Contact
Service Area: Westlock and Surrounding Area



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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)
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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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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.

 

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