Links

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
Cerebral Palsy Guidance

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Events

Health & Education:

Reading and Math Workshop
Date: April 11th to June 27th
Time: Wednesday – 3:40 – 4:40 and 4:40 – 5:40 and 5:40 – 6:40
Friday – 3:40 – 4:40- and 4:40 – 5:40
Location –  LMDSS Office
Cost:  10.00 per session – total all 12 classes $120.00
Registration is required.  Email for confirmation.

Fundraising:

Watch for upcoming events in the new year.

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.

LMDSS Parent
Networking Groups:

Surrey
Topic: Getting to know each other
Date: June 29th, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: LMDSS office, 201 – 13281 – 72 Ave., Surrey, BC
Cost: Free

Burnaby
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Langley
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Okanagan  
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Vancouver
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Adults Connect (ages 19+)
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Youth Group (10+)
Event: Kayaking with Power to Be
Date: June 9th, 2018
Time: 9:45
Location: Cates Park, Parking lot.
Cost:10.00  limited spots, RSVP is definitely required
Contact: Melissa Hawkes


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