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The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is proud to announce another successful week dedicated to raising awareness about Down syndrome. From November 1 to 7, the abilities and contributions of Canadians with Down syndrome have been showcased across Canada. Across the country, communities hosted Go21s, fundraisers, and events in honour of this […]

Thank you for an amazing NDSAW!



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To finish up National Down Syndrome Awareness Week, we’d like to share this Q&A with our Board Chair, Kevan McBeth! He says it best: “Creating a workplace that is open and inclusive of all people not only allows everyone to contribute to the best of their ability, but builds a […]

Day 7: A Message from the CDSS Board



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It’s important to let great businesses know that they’re great! Download this poster, featuring Matt from VATTA, and post it around your neighbourhood. If you know a business that supports people with disabilities, encourage them to post it in their workplace. And remember- tell us your employment success stories using #SeeTheAbility! Download the […]

Day 6: Support Great Businesses – Poster Download



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We want everyone to encourage their community and local businesses to #SeeTheAbility! Download this poster and post it around your neighbourhood. If you’re an employer who supports people with disabilities, post it at your workplace! And remember- tell us your employment success stories using #SeeTheAbility! Download the 11×17 poster:

Day 5: An Employer’s Perspective – Poster Download



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  Not all employment stories are easy – Colin Sauve has learned lots of lessons about the importance of working hard at his job. Find out more in his Q&A below!   1. Tell us about your job! I have worked at Home Depot for over a year. I help out […]

Day 4: Meet Colin!



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Ruth Joseph takes her future seriously – she’s currently in school, getting an education to set herself up for a career. Find out more in her Q&A below: 1. What school do you go to? Tell us about the program you are in at school. I attend Red River College, Notre […]

Day 3: Meet Ruth Joseph!



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Andy’s a BC man who has an inspiring career story – and great advice for following your dreams. Read his Q&A below! 1. What made you want to be a news anchor? What inspired you to have this dream? I have always loved making speeches at a microphone, ever since […]

Day 2: Meet Andy Rollerson!



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Dewlyn’s the face of the 2015-2016 See the Ability Billboard! Learn more about her life and career in the Q&A below! 1. What does the See The Ability billboard mean to you? When I got an email asking if I would be ready to be on this year’s billboard, I was so […]

Day 1: Meet Dewlyn Lobo!