OUR STORY

Since 1986 the Durham Down Syndrome Association (DDSA) has acted as a resource for health, education and support, to improve the lives of Durham residents who live with Down syndrome.¬†Families in Durham Region saw a need to provide a forum for the full and free discussion by all persons concerned with Down syndrome, including (but…

UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

WDSDOn Saturday, March 13 and again on Saturday, March 20th, DDSA is hosting an outdoor Art Installation Event in honour of World Down Syndrome Day. Internationally-trained and local artist Rola Jaber was commissioned to paint an artwork that symbolizes where many of us have been and where we see ourselves going. Hope, Love and unflappable…

EDUCATOR PACKAGE

A guide to inclusive education for students with Down syndrome “The Canadian Down Syndrome Society has put together this resource to assist educators and parents in their journey towards a fully inclusive classroom. If this is your first time working with a student with differing abilities, you are going to experience the satisfaction of teaching…