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Upcoming Ensemble and Community Living Tech Talk – Feb 26, 2019

We are hosting another Tech Talks on Tuesday, February 26th at 1pm. We will be hosting Derek Roy and Amanda Mastronardi of Community Living Essex County to learn about how technology can help our families with employment and discuss Career Compass and E-vantage. Please RSVP by February 22nd by contacting Kelly Runnalls by phone: 519-776-6483

19 Feb 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Join the Cheer Squad!

JMCC is offering Cheerleading to our group. There are 4 spots left. The cost will be prorated as this activity has been going on for a month already. Please contact Mallory by phone: 519-252-7281 Ext. 523 or email: mallory.reiner@jmccentre.ca if your child is interested in taking part in Cheerleading.

19 Feb 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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World Down Syndrome Day Awareness at Kingsville Public School

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to share that Tommy and Soham’s school, Kingsville Public School, has put up a display case for Down Syndrome Awareness. The t-shirts are for sale for $15 each on the school cash online site. Kingsville Public School is asking for the students to purchase a shirt and wear it on March 21

19 Feb 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Valentine’s Day Dance – February 8, 2019!

What a Dance! And such a joy for me to see so many members dancing and enjoying each others friendship, under the many coloured lights from the Party Rocker. Thank you to Jody and her team for the Best Music ever, that kept the floor full of dancers all night long. Your Valentine Picture Wall

12 Feb 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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DSSA’s 5th Annual Down Syndrome Day Walk – March 24, 2019

The Disability Studies Student Association, (DSSA) Co-Presidents Taya Agius and Samantha Mortier, have invited Up About Down to their 5th Annual Down Syndrome Day Walk on Sunday, March 24th, from 11:30 am at Malden Park. We appreciate our Partnership with DSSA as their recipient each year in donating proceeds to our organization. Please extend this

30 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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IMPORTANT NOTICE – RDSP event for Jan 28, cancelled/postponed

The RDSP event scheduled for tonight has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date. Sorry for the late notice, but the weather is getting worse and the driving conditions are expected to dangerous tonight, so please stay home and and be safe, and we will reschedule for another date.

30 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Winter Carnival 2019

Dozens braved the snowy weather Jan. 19th to come out to Up About Down's Winter Carnival event. Everyone enjoyed an afternoon of fun games, interactive activities and food while spending time with friends and making new ones. We would like to thank Jonna and all who supported her in organizing and running this event. To

22 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Windsor Express Tickets Continue To Be On Sale

Windsor’s basketball team, the Windsor Express, is helping us celebrate on Friday, March 22nd during their home game at the WFCU Centre. The players will rock their crazy socks, our kids will be invited to sing the national anthem and perform at half time and most importantly a portion of ticket sales will be donated

22 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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School Entry Events

The School Entry events are for families who have children with special needs who are wanting to learn more about the transition process for entering school. This event has been helpful for families in the past who are not sure yet whether they want their child to start school. Or they are wanting to register

21 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Member Needed to Take Over as New Baby Package Coordinator

On behalf of our Up About Down Board of Directors and members, we would like to thank our outgoing New Baby Package Coordinator, Anita Panaccione for doing such a wonderful job and we send our good wishes to you and your family. Therefore, we now need someone from membership to take over as the New

14 Jan 2019 posted by upaboutdown