To empower Canadians with Down syndrome and their families. We raise awareness and provide information on Down syndrome through the prenatal, early childhood, school years, adulthood, and retirement stages of life.
About Our Charity
CDSS works diligently to promote the rights, talents and abilities of persons with Down syndrome. We provide the most up to date information about Down syndrome to parents, educators, caregivers and medical professionals. Among the services offered are a resource library, a network of support and assistance to affiliate groups and families across the country in addition to advocating locally, provincially and nationally on issues such as health care, employment and independent living. We operate a toll free help line at 1 800 883-6508.