Canadian Down Syndrome Society Proudly
Celebrates Their 21st Year in Our Nation's Capital
14, 2008) - The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS), in partnership
with the Down Syndrome Association National Capital Region, will
celebrate the next 20 years at the 21st anniversary event, the 2008
National Conference on May 16-18, 2008 in Ottawa, our nation's capital.
The CDSS conference
will bring together 400 self-advocates, professionals, parents and
family members from across the country. It is an opportunity for
Canadians to learn more about the 35,000 people with Down syndrome
living in our communities. This event enables us to share the accomplishments
of Canadians with Down syndrome. This national conference is an
important opportunity for people with Down syndrome and their families
to share best practices and to develop sustaining and nurturing
relationships. As an organization we are able to demonstrate to
policy makers and professionals the significant contributions Canadians
with Down syndrome make to their communities and how they are an
integral part of a diverse human family.
brings experts from across the country to one location to update
and educate delegates how to improve the lives of Canadians with
Down syndrome. As our most important yearly event, CDSS encourages
families, Self Advocates, educators, and professionals to take part.
or find out more information about this exciting event visit www.cdss.ca.
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is a vital resource linking
individuals, parents and professionals through advocacy, education
and providing information. The mission of the CDSS is to ensure
equitable opportunities for all Canadians with Down syndrome. This
means, to make sure all Canadians with Down syndrome have the right
supports to give them the same opportunities that everyone else
has. Our vision is a proud Canada where ALL are welcome, we embrace
diversity and we value everyone's genes equally.
For further information:
Public Relations Manager, Canadian Down Syndrome Society
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Areas of expertise: Access to Public Education - Advocacy Groups - Amniocentesis - Bioethics - Birth Defects -Birth/Newborn Child - Children/Health - Community Living - Community Services/Disabled -Developmental Delay - Developmental Disabilities - Disability Issues - Disability Rights - Disability & Sexuality - Disabled Children - Disabled Persons - Down Syndrome - Education/Disabled -Education/Integrated - Estate Planning - Family Support - Genetic Counselling - Genetics/Ethical Implications - Health - Health Policy - Human Genome Project - Human Rights/Disabled Persons - Inclusion - Maternal Serum Screening - Medical Education - Medical Ethics - Mental Retardation - Parent Education - Parent Support - Prenatal Screening - Social Policy & Disability - Special Education - Special Needs Children/Integration of - Triple Marker Screening