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A Message From the Canadian Down Syndrome Society


Dear Canadian Down Syndrome Community, Everyone is in some way affected by the COVID-19 virus. Similar to many organizations, our team at the Canadian Down Syndrome Society is taking action during this unusual and unprecedented time. We are experiencing a constant inundation of information. We encourage you to make informed decisions and follow the recommendations

Ryan Hack

2019-02-22T22:12:55-05:00LDSA Family Stories, Peer Representative|

“Be Kind.” It is a simple message, but it truly does encompass Ryan Hack. At 19 years old, Ryan is a senior at East Duncan High School in London, Ontario. In many ways he’s an average teenager. He likes to play on his iPad, walk his dog Beethoven and hang out with friends. But Ryan

Lessons in love from my child with Down syndrome

2018-08-09T11:18:37-04:00LDSA Family Stories|

The CBC radio program Tapestry recently aired a short segment featuring American journalist Amy Silverman on raising her daughter Sophie, who has Down syndrome.  Listen to the full segment here. Do you have a story to share?  About your family?  Yourself?  An LDSA program or event that you attended?  Contact Kristen and we could share your