Down Syndrome and Employment

Fostering understanding among those who work with an employee with Down syndrome.


Empowering Canadians with Down Syndrome

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society works to fulfill our mission of empowering Canadians with Down Syndrome, raising awareness, and providing support and information throughout all life stages.

Inclusive Employment

Inclusive employment; when people with disabilities are given fair and equitable access to decent, meaningful work, fair pay and working conditions, and opportunities for social inclusion; is an important mandate for the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. When people with Down syndrome are included in all aspects of society, including the work force, society thrives. There is also strong evidence that when people with disabilities are employed and supported in their work, business thrive

Find Out More

For more information about working with people with Down syndrome, or how to approach supported employment or inclusive employment, see CDSS positioning on Supported Employment.