Membership

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*note: Membership fees for new members will be prorated based on when you join. Annual renewal for membership fees takes place annually on February 1st.

Benefits of Membership

When you become a individual or family member of the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society, you not only join our community, but you also gain access to:

  • Current, up-to-date Down Syndrome information
  • Our office library – including journals, magazines, books, and articles
  • A network of like-minded people in similar situations who are eager to share, help, and advise
  • A quarterly e-newsletter
  • Social & Event information
  • Parent Networking Support groups
  • Outreach
  • New parent package
  • Workshops on topics such as speech, signing, behavior, wills and estate planning, Music Therapy, Reading and Math Programs Sexuality & Relationship classes, and transition planning.
  • Host T21 Awareness Walk event to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness
  • A presence on Social Media (ie: Facebook, Twitter & Linkedin)
  • Summer camp opportunities
  • LMDSS brochures for public awareness
  • Attend school presentations and IEP meetings with parents and educators to help set up educational programs for students
  • Provide information and resources for local college and university students (medical, dental, and healthcare) to help students understand the medical issue faced by families and individuals
  • Provided ongoing support to the Youth Group, Adult Group and Parent Networking Support Groups.
  • Expand the number of Parent Networking Support groups in B.C.
  • Expand our Outreach parent committee to serve more homes, and hospital visits
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting
  • Subsidies
  • Membership pricing on programs and services

Group Membership

As a Group, an organization or society who support individuals with Down Syndrome and their families, you will receive access to the same information and services as above PLUS we will supply you with:

  • Educational resources
  • Event planning and awareness program assistance
  • Fundraising items (awareness bracelets)
  • Workshop (like how to hire a person with Down Syndrome)
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting

Corporate Membership

A partnership with a company, who value raising awareness, developing knowledge and lifetime support for individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.

  • Educational resource
  • Information regarding the employment of individuals with Down syndrome
  • Provide customized presentations to staff members
  • A vote at the Annual General Meeting



Events

Fundraising:

 

Health & Education:

 

Dance Classes(New LMDSS Program)
Dates: Wednesday’s

Times:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Ages 11 years & Up)
Location:
#481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost:
Members $25.00 for 11 weeks / Non-members $50.00 for 11 weeks
(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)

Students to bring water bottle, and wear comfortable clothes (No Jeans).
Please contact the LMDSS office to register !
If student requires support person, please provide.

All children that are 10 years and under who are interested in taking classes, please contact the LMDSS office at 604-591-2722

 

One to One Reading and Math Classes:

Date: September 24th to December 12th,2019
Days: Monday’s,Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times: 3:20 – 4:20 and 4:20 – 5:20 and 5:20 – 6:20
Location: #481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost: $10.00 per 1 hour session
(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)
Registration is required.

Sexuality Classes:

These classes are designed for ages 9 and up
If you are interested in registering for classes, please contact the LMDSS office for further details.

(These classes are subsidized by LMDSS)

 

Community Support:

 

LMDSS Parent
Networking Groups:

To attend any of our Parent Networking Groups
you must register
Registration can be done by either phone 604-591-2722,
or email at info@lmdss.com.

If you require childcare
you must inform us at the time of registration.

 

Surrey
Topic: TBA
Date: Friday, May 31st, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: #481 – 13320 – 78th Ave
Surrey, B.C.
Cost:
Free

 

Burnaby
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Langley
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Okanagan
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Vancouver
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Adults Connections (ages 19+)

Event: Summer Picnic
Date: June 23rd, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Campbell Valley Regional Park (Old Orchard Picnic Shelter area)
Cost: Free
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is celebrating 30 years as a organization and is hosting an summer picnic. There will be assorted games, face painting,watermelon eating contest,photo booth,barbeque , and so much more.
There will also be their annual general meeting from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. so come see whats new.

Contact: LMDSS at info@lmdss.com to register.

 

 

Youth Group (ages 11 to 18)

Event: Summer Picnic
Date: June 23rd, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Campbell Valley Regional Park (Old Orchard Picnic Shelter area)
Cost: Free
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is celebrating 30 years as a organization and is hosting an summer picnic. There will be assorted games, face painting,watermelon eating contest,photo booth, barbecue , and so much more.
There will also be their annual general meeting from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. so come see whats new.

Contact: LMDSS at info@lmdss.com to register.

 

 

 


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