Down Syndrome Answers

The best people to answer questions about Down syndrome are people with Down syndrome. We found the most-asked questions on Google and asked 10 Canadians with Down syndrome to give their answers.

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Credits and Acknowledgements

We want to express our gratitude to the team at FCB Toronto and all those involved for their support and creativity behind ‘Down Syndrome Answers’.

Participants

Adam, Cameron, Caleigh, Dylan, Jan, Julia, Leah, Krystal, Travis, Valerie and their support, friends, and families.

Creative

Chief Creative Officer: Nancy Crimi-Lamanna/Jeff Hilts/ Jon Flannery

Art Director: Simon Tuplin

Writer: Peter Gardiner

Account Management

Group Account Director: Anabella Mandel

Account Executive: Joline Christiani

Agency Producer: Judy Hamilton

Strategy

Chief Strategy Officer/Sr. Planner: Shelley Brown

Sr. Strategist: Eryn LeMesurier

Digital Strategist: Shelagh Hartford

Production Credits

Production Company: Jigsaw Casting Shasta Lutz – Casting

Director: Elias Campbell

DOP: Stephen McLouglin

Editor: David Rodriquez

Other: Reprise Media Ryan Thomas

CDSS 

National Executive Director: Kirk Crowther

Board Treasurer: Ed Casagrande

Board Member: Ben Tarr

Communications Manager: Kaitlyn Pecson

Awards
  • 10 Cannes Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – for excellence in Health, Direct, Cyber, Creative Data, PR and Media. Down Syndrome Answers become the most awarded Canadian campaign at Cannes.
  • People’s Choice Winner of the Best Use of Data Driven Media from The Webby Awards
  • Graphite Pencil for Tactical Digital Marketing from D&AD
  • Silver Social Marketing award in Public Service from The ANDY Award
  • Silver Pencil for Social Media & Viral Marketing and Craft, Data-Driven Personalization – Single or Campaign at The One Show
  • Shortlisted at AToMiC Awards 

Take a walk in their shoes and discover a world of possibilities - not disabilities - that will motivate and encourage you to learn more and get involved.