The following resources are provided for information purposes and are understood to be correct as of the posting date.  We endeavour to maintain up-to-date information but as information and available programs change periodically, the information contained herein may or may not constitute all available resources within the Durham Region.  If errors or omissions are known please advise us so we can promptly correct them.

The Durham Down Syndrome Association in no way recommends or promotes any resource, service, agency, or program.  All resources are provided strictly for informational purposes only.  As parents or guardians, you will have to determine what is suitable for you and your family.



Financial assistance may be available for your family.  We have compiled a list of funding sources to help cover costs associated with recreation, medical, respite, and more.


Find information regarding education for school aged children.  Helpful tips for navigating the system, knowing your rights and how schools must accommodate special needs.


Providers and programs are available for sports, recreation, nature & wildlife exposure, as well as life skills and respite.


Here you will find a list of public agencies and private service providers who operate and work in the Durham Region.


Additional information and articles of interest for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.