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!

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

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

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

  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!

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!

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!

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!