National Down Syndrome Awareness Week



November 1st to 7th each year is National Down Syndrome Awareness Week (NDSAW) in Canada.

During this week, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society’s 2014 campaign Paint Outside the Lines will be in full swing.  Click the link to check it out!

Here in Manitoba, our See Me Beautiful Conference for Educators and Parents falls in NDSAW, and our annual Dinner Dance is on November 8th.

We are thrilled to announce that CDSS Board Member Caroline Pearce and her daughter Nevada will be interviewed once again this year on Breakfast Television on November 5th at 7:45 a.m.

MDSS will continue our Facebook blitz, and encourages members, their families and friends who are on Facebook to share our MDSS postings each day.  If you haven’t ‘liked’ MDSS on Facebook yet, get it done!  Also, like CDSS on Facebook to see their daily National Down Syndrome Awareness Week posts!

As well, MDSS encourages our member families a to post personal stories and photos on Facebook that illustrate the CDSS slogan SEE THE ABILITY.  Ask all your friends to share your posts!

Watch and listen for our Public Service Announcements on local radio and television stations.

More to come…..



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