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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

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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

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Windsor Spitfires Game – Sun, Jan 19

Families, you’ve been invited to a special birthday celebration! Up About Down will be the guests of honour at the Sunday, January 19, 2020 Windsor Spitfires game! The Spitfires mascot, Bomber, will be celebrating his birthday with all of his mascot friends and fun activities will take place during the game. As the guests of

12 Nov 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Bowling Thank You

We had a great afternoon celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Week with our annual bowling event! This week is all about empowering those in our community with Down Syndrome and their families/supporters but who knew how many talented bowlers we have in our community too! A special thank you to Super Bowl for your excellent service.

6 Nov 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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December Bowling Event 0-5 yr age group – December 8, 2019

Come join us at Playdium Lanes Sunday, December 8th from 11-12:30pm for some 5 pin bowling. We will be covering the cost of shoe rentals and the lane rentals, we need to know how many bowlers we will have. If you are assisting your kids you do not count as a bowler. Please let us

4 Nov 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Reading Seminar – Nov 4 @ 6:30pm

The Windsor-Essex Down Syndrome Association (Up About Down) is excited to invite parents to a seminar about Teaching Your Child To Read. This seminar is intended for Parents/Caregivers of children and adults with Down Syndrome who are looking for tips and strategies for early reading skills. Thank you for the many responses! We chose the

21 Oct 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Come Celebrate our Annual Bowling for Down Syndrome Awareness Week – Sunday, November 3, 2019

Our annual Bowling for Down Syndrome Awareness Week is taking place on Sunday, November 3! Please RSVP to your group leader by Wednesday, October 30th with the number of people attending in your family and include any dietary restrictions. Once we receive all dietary restrictions, lunch will be confirmed. We can’t wait to see you

15 Oct 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Christmas Party Invitation – Sun, Nov 24

Sunday, November 24th from 2:00-6:00pm Ciociaro Club 3745 N Talbot Rd, Oldcastle Group Leaders: Please send out our Christmas party invitation to attempt to get an RSVP from planned attendees. We will need final numbers by November 1st to organize the event. Reminder: Parent’s are responsible to bring a small wrapped present from Santa for

15 Oct 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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UAD Spooky Halloween Dance – Friday, October 25, 2019

Family and friends danced the night away at our Annual Hallowe’en Dance to great music! Thank you Cindy and volunteers for decorating the room in a haunting way with coloured lights and creepy spiders and skeletons. Thanks to Kelly for all the spooky snacks of candy, fruit, punch and cupcakes. A special thanks to Celesta

10 Oct 2019 posted by upaboutdown

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Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Presentation on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Our Board members invited Brian Reynolds and Shawn Wallace (Seth’s Dad) to our board meeting before the summer and their presentation was so amazing that we wanted to offer a workshop/presentation in October for our families. They would love the opportunity to help our member families take full advantage of the RDSP program and to

1 Oct 2019 posted by upaboutdown