Regroupement pour la Trisomie 21/Quebec Down Syndrome

Registered Name: LE REGROUPEMENT POUR LA TRISOMIE 21

Business Number: 119008902RR0001

Mission

Foster the full development of people with Down Syndrome, promote their contribution to society and defend their rights. Help the families, caregivers and professionals who support them.

Vision

An inclusive and just society for people with Down Syndrome.

Values

The RT21 directs its actions towards a clear, meaningful and unifying goal. Our choices are guided by the following values:

• Equality of opportunities, of individuals

• Fairness in access, in sharing

• Openness to, respect and acceptance of personal differences

• The belief in each person’s potential

• Commitment, perseverance and mutual support.

About Regroupement pour la Trisomie 21/Quebec Down Syndrome

The Regroupement pour la Trisomie 21 (RT21) is an non-profit organization that represents hundreds of families in Montreal and the province of Quebec affected by Down Syndrome.

For almost 30 years, the organization has committed to offering direct services of support and personal accompaniment, as well as creating activities that encourage our members to reach their full potential. We accompany parents from the moment they receive a diagnosis, offering information and support. Our early intervention programme (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy) is offered to children aged 0-2 that are on waiting lists for public services. Countless activities are organised for our families, such as the Christmas party, the outing to the sugar shack and many others.

Finally, the RT21 also organizes fundraising events that build awareness, such as the THREE, 2, 1, GO! race in August, which gather a great number of our partners from different backgrounds.

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