CDSS in the Press


Media Kit

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is proud to represent Canadians with Down syndrome and their families. For all media inquiries, please contact Kristen Halpen, Marketing and Communications Manager.

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News Releases

2019 News Releases

March 15, 2019: World Down Syndrome Day Activities Across Canada

2018 News Releases

November 13, 2018: Endangered Syndrome Campaign Update

November 6, 2018: CDSS launches “Endangered Syndrome” campaign to coincide with Canadian Down Syndrome Week

June 21, 2018:Response to 10-year-old migrant girl with Down syndrome separated from family

May 24, 2018: Response to Families demanding to keep sheltered workshops alive

March 19, 2018: VATTA and World Down Syndrome Day 2018

March 19, 2018: The Canadian Down Syndrome Society invites you to participate in World Down Syndrome Day 2018

March 15, 2018: Response to The Washington Post’s opinion article: “The real Down syndrome problem: Accepting genocide”

February 14, 2018: Response to The Globe and Mail’s article: People with disabilities deserve more than just a cute Gerber baby”

February 7, 2018: Response to the first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

January 23, 2018: Response to Netflix’s comedy Special “Tom Segura: Disgraceful” 

January 11, 2018: Non-invasive prenatal testing and Down syndrome

2017 News Releases

June 26, 2017: Canadian Down Syndrome Society wins 10 awards at the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

March 13, 2017: Canadian Down Syndrome Society to present at the United Nations on World Down Syndrome Day

March 13, 2017: Tillsonburg’s Matthew MacNeil to speak at the United Nations on World Down Syndrome Day

2016 News Releases

October 11, 2016: Wayne Gretzky and Joey Moss want Canadians to #SeeTheAbility!