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Alana celebrates NDSAW at the Go21 Edmonton!

On Sunday, November 1st, Alana joined her community's Go21 event (You can click here to learn more about Go21!). She and Carlee from the CDSS office brought greetings from VATTA and CDSS, speaking after the walk to remind everyone of the importance of events like Go21....

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Happy NDSAW from Will!

Today is Day 5 of NDSAW! Today, you can download and print off a poster to share around your community! Find that by clicking here! It's been a busy week for me. I presented in Annapolis Valley at a community college. Also, I was interviewed for the Halifax...

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How is your NDSAW going?

A message from the Vice-Chair, Brandon: NDSAW is a great week to celebrate! How have you been celebrating? Let us know in the comments below.  As for me, I spoke at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute high school yesterday. I spoke to the Grade 11's in their Career...

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Happy NDSAW from VATTA!

Today is the first day of National Down Syndrome Awareness Week! Every year, NDSAW is from November 1-7. VATTA is excited to be taking part in their own communities. A message from Matt, the Chair of VATTA: “I will be writing a big post on Facebook about...

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#SeeTheAbilitySunday with Nick

If you haven't already seen the posts, #SeeTheAbilitySunday features positive and uplifting messages for the Down syndrome community from self-advocates, family members, and professionals. This #SeeTheAbilitySunday features Nick from VATTA. Here's what he has to said about the advice he gave: “I was recently asked to give...

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