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 date based on popular demand and hope this will accommodate the majority.

When: Monday, November 4th 6:30 p.m.

Where: Central Park Athletics, 3400 Grand Marais Rd East. “Small Meeting Room” on the second floor just past the restaurant (not far from the gymnastics viewing area for you regulars). Enter the parking lot off of Grand Marais between Walker and Central. Enter the building at the main entrance at the south east corner nearest to Grand Marais, go up the stairs and to the right past the restaurant, there will be signage.

Presenter: Shelley Lavoie. Shelley has a Developmental Psychology Degree from the University of Windsor and a Learning Disability Specialist Post Graduate Diploma from Cambrian College in Learning Strategies as well as Assistive Technology. She has spent many years as an Adult Literacy Instructor at the Windsor Public Library teaching individuals with varying levels of abilities. Currently, Shelley owns the Literacy Loft, a tutoring agency that specializes in teaching people with developmental and learning challenges. Shelley is certified in the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which uses a multi-sensory approach for learning.

Please come and enjoy an evening out to hear technical advice, real life suggestions, learn, share, and make new friends.

*** We will have light snacks and educational reading door prizes to win!***

RSVP to Cindy Tracey at cindy.tracey@yahoo.ca.

Proudly Sponsored by the Windsor-Essex Down Syndrome Association


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Virtual Dance Classes
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

UAC Dance

Up About Down will be offering Virtual Dance Classes again, run by Taya for the Teen and Adult groups.

They will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5pm – 6pm, starting (February 3rd).

If your son/daughter is interested in participating, just send a response by email to your Teen or Adult Leader so that they can add you to the list for when the zoom link is sent out. Participants in the past have really enjoyed these classes and Taya is a great instructor! Newcomers are always welcome!

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New Fitness Class Starts Sunday, February 21, 2021
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm

Up About Down is happy to be offering an online fitness class. Physical activity is great for both your physical and mental health. These classes will be taught by a mother from our organization, Kourtney Laforest-Belisle.

The first class will be offered on Sunday February 21st at 2pm.

Group leaders will email group members with a link beforehand, then you can click on the link on Sunday and take part in the fitness class in the comfort of your home. The following week there will be no class, however, starting in March, we will offer a class Sunday’s at 2pm on a weekly basis.

Hopefully you will be able to join us. Stay tuned, as link will be mailed out in the near future.

Mar
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New Fitness Class Starts Sunday, February 21, 2021
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm

Up About Down is happy to be offering an online fitness class. Physical activity is great for both your physical and mental health. These classes will be taught by a mother from our organization, Kourtney Laforest-Belisle.

The first class will be offered on Sunday February 21st at 2pm.

Group leaders will email group members with a link beforehand, then you can click on the link on Sunday and take part in the fitness class in the comfort of your home. The following week there will be no class, however, starting in March, we will offer a class Sunday’s at 2pm on a weekly basis.

Hopefully you will be able to join us. Stay tuned, as link will be mailed out in the near future.

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