Dance-a-Thon to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day – Saturday, March 21, 2020

We are excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Dance-a-Thon as a celebration for World Down Syndrome Day! Last year's Dance-a-Thon was so much fun and it was also a great way to celebrate with each other and get to know other UAD members! The excitement will take place at: Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex

18 Feb 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Thank you for Supporting our Valentine Dance – Friday, February 7

Our Valentine Dance on Friday, February 7, was a great success! Our location at Corpus Christi Parish Hall had a charming and cozy ambience. Families from every age group joined us for fun and dancing with friends and making new friends! The music kept everyone dancing and mingling on the floor. The very popular photo

10 Feb 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Cannon Cove Outing – Sunday, February 9

The 0-5 age group had an outing Sunday, February 9th at Cannon Cove which is Adventure Bay’s dry land attraction. This three-level play area is designed for children under 12. Four air-powered cannons are ready to fire, and air-pressurized features make it rain foam balls. There are climbing structures, slides and tons of obstacles the

10 Feb 2020 posted by upaboutdown


World Down Syndrome Day and Dance-a-thon – March 21, 2020

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is such an incredible way to share the beauty, talents and abilities of people with Down Syndrome with the world. All of Windsor-Essex is invited to learn about Down Syndrome and Rock their Socks with us! For 2020 Up About Down has three fun ways to do it! 1. Rock

7 Feb 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Great Afternoon at the Windsor Spitfires Game: January 19, 2020

On Sunday our families had a great afternoon at the Spits game! In addition to being named team of the game, the Spits won and we celebrated Bomber's birthday. A lot of fun was had by all! Share your pictures in the comments!

24 Jan 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Valentine Dance – Friday, February 7

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

16 Jan 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Upcoming School Entry Information Sessions for Families

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

10 Jan 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Play date at JMCC – Thursdays from 1:30pm-3pm

Connections Early Years Family Centre and Great Beginnings Child Centered Co-operative Inc. are hosting Pop-up Drop in & Play days at JMCC on Thursdays from 1:30 to 3 p.m. All families with children ages 0-6 are welcome! Come join in the fun! Activities will take place inside as well as on our fully accessible playground

9 Jan 2020 posted by upaboutdown


Magical Christmas Party 2019

After friendly and welcoming volunteers checked us in, we walked into a stunning Christmas Party room of white tablecloths with turquoise and silver ornaments in turquoise wreath centerpieces alternating with red tablecloths with red and gold ornaments in red wreath centerpieces. Thank you to Karen's Crew; Karen Pickle, Andrew Banar, Jeffrey Meaghan, Amanda, Brittany who

25 Nov 2019 posted by upaboutdown


6-12 Age Group Small Christmas Party – Dec 15

Happy snowy Monday everyone!! I have planned a small Christmas party for our age group on Sunday December 15th: 3:00-5:00. I know we have the association party at the end of November, but you can never get enough Santa! We will be meeting at the Atlas Tube Center in Lakeshore. We have the gym for

12 Nov 2019 posted by upaboutdown