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Tips for Advocating

Hey fellow self-advocates! In the past, we have gotten questions from you wondering how you can advocate in your communities. This means so much to VATTA because we want everyone to be advocating in their own community- that is how we make a more inclusive Canada! Now,...

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Hey everyone! We were so happy to see all of the fun stuff you were up to for World Down Syndrome Day! Thank you to everyone for wearing their Lots of Socks, doing fun activities in their community, and sharing pictures on the internet! VATTA members...

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World Down Syndrome Day is coming!

Hi everyone, Mary Frances here. As the Vice-Chair, I just wanted to take a few minute of your time to remind you all that World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), March 21st is coming up fast. We must be ready to use this day to make our...

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Brandon’s Moving Tips

In my last blog I talked about my experiences when I moved from my childhood home in a small town to my house in the city with roommates. Today I want to give you some tips for moving. I moved out of my house into a...

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