Canadian Down Syndrome Week 2022

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Join us October 23-29 2022, for Canadian Down Syndrome Week (CDSW), a national week celebrating and showcasing the abilities of people with Down syndrome as we highlight employment stories and projects.

For prospective jobseekers of all ages and employers, visit https://cdss.ca/resources/employment/ for information on employment.

Get planning!

CELEBRATE and SHOWCASE the abilities of people with

Down syndrome who are in the workforce

Raise awareness of jobseekers with Down syndrome and their employers in your community.

Share employment journey stories with us @CDNDOWNSYNDROME on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

Add #SeeTheAbility #CDSW #CDSW2022 and #DownSyndromeEmployment

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Organize an event today…in a few quick steps you can harness the power of your school, team or group and help support our employment initiatives.

Have Some Fun!

Ask your class or group to wear colourful, fun socks during CDSW. Help raise awareness and critical funding through purchasing CDSS mismatched socks. Created by Friday Sock Co and CDSS, these limited-edition mismatched socks are a great gifts and help support life changing resources and unique projects. Shop and find details here. Order early to ensure you receive them before the week kicks into high gear!

Learn about Down syndrome!

Make the world a more inclusive place.

Share CDSS presentations, posters, and videos with your class, school, or workplace. For presentations and materials which can be used in any sort of group setting Find them here!

We are here to help and if you have an idea and want support, please reach out to lizak@cdss.ca

Whether you are a small team or individual, we are filled with gratitude for your support of CDSW 2022.

Thank you! #SeeTheAbility