Making connections brings those needing support together with those who have been there.


New Parent Visiting Program

The New Parent Visiting Program is designed to assist local groups, affiliate members, professionals and community leaders interested in implementing a developmental program to help new parents of a child with Down syndrome. The goal of the program is assist in the development of a program in locations across Canada in which parents of children with Down syndrome will visit and provide support to new parents.

Program Leadership

New parents will receive a visit from another parent or team that has taken the New Parent Visiting Program training offered by CDSS. This training and guidebook for leaders focuses on the relationship and experiential benefits between new parents and parents who have experienced the birth of a baby with Down syndrome.