The CDSS offer a really great Educational Package for school aged children. The package can be purchased as a hard copy or downloaded as a pdf for free! Check it out here: http://cdss.ca/resources/education-teaching/

Welcome to The Windsor-Essex Down Syndrome Association

Up About Down is an organization of people committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

We strive to provide positive and accurate information through advocacy and education thereby raising Down syndrome awareness throughout the community.

We operate under Windsor-Essex Down Syndrome Association, and since being founded in 1990 have been serving the community for over 25 years.

Feb
4
Tue
2020
School Entry Information Sessions for Families @ ACCESS
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Kingsville
Feb. 4: 9:30am – 11:30am

ACCESS
23 Mill St., Kingsville

Windsor
Feb. 6: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Drouillard Place
1102 Drouillard Rd., Windsor

Families will be able to learn about the steps to transitioning their son or daughter with special needs into school and how to partner with educators. They’ll also get to hear real stories from parents, and professionals from Children’s First and JMCC and their supportive roles. They will also be receiving a Parent Tips for School Entry and Beyond booklet created by families for families and a comprehensive information package. Attached is the flyer for the free School Entry events. Information is also available on Facebook for sharing, and on our website with an easy way for people to register on-line.

Feb
6
Thu
2020
School Entry Information Sessions for Families @ Drouillard Place
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Kingsville
Feb. 4: 9:30am – 11:30am
ACCESS
23 Mill St., Kingsville

Windsor
Feb. 6: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Drouillard Place
1102 Drouillard Rd., Windsor

Families will be able to learn about the steps to transitioning their son or daughter with special needs into school and how to partner with educators. They’ll also get to hear real stories from parents, and professionals from Children’s First and JMCC and their supportive roles. They will also be receiving a Parent Tips for School Entry and Beyond booklet created by families for families and a comprehensive information package. Attached is the flyer for the free School Entry events. Information is also available on Facebook for sharing, and on our website with an easy way for people to register on-line.

Feb
7
Fri
2020
Valentine Dance @ Corpus Christi Church
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

With the Christmas Decorations all packed up again, it is time to think about DANCING!!

In hopes this helps younger families come out, our Valentine Dance is booked for Friday, February 7, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Location: Corpus Christi Church, 1400 Cabana Rd West, between Dougall and Huron Church Rd.

Come out to Dance the night away with Friends and Family. Snacks provided too.

Email if any dietary restrictions needed.

See you at the DANCE!

Make a Donation

We rely on the support from compassionate and committed donors, like you. Help us continue our programs in your community by making a charitable donation.

Join Us

We welcome local families to join our group. We share a wealth of experience and information – throughout our group and the community at large.