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:

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.

DSSA Hosting 5th Annual Down Syndrome Day Walk @ Malden Park
Mar 24 @ 11:30 am

DSSA – Disability Studies Student Association – University of Windsor will be hosting their 5th Annual Down Syndrome Day Walk, Sunday March 24, 2019 for Up About Down at Malden Park.

Registration will start at 11:30 am and their walk will start at 12:00 pm.

Your $10.00 ticket you purchase at registration will include access to participate in their walk, 1 bag of chips, 1 water bottle and 1 free raffle ticket.

All proceeds are going to Up About Down, Windsor-Essex Down Syndrome Association.
We greatly appreciate our community Partnership with DSSA and their commitment to donating to our group.

Visit DSSA’s Facebook page for more information:
Disability Studies Student Association – University of Windsor

Down Syndrome Day Walk

Up About Down Board Meeting @ John McGivney Children's Centre
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm

Up About Down Board meeting at John McGivney Children’s Centre.


Cheer Squad @ John McGivney Children's Centre
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

JMCC is offering Cheerleading to our group! Please contact Mallory by phone: 519-252-7281 Ext. 523 or email: if your child is interested in taking part in Cheerleading.

Cheer Squad

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.