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blonde haired boy with Down syndrome wearing orange Run Up for Down Syndrome t-shirt

Run Up for Down Syndrome

Register now for BC’s BIGGEST Down syndrome event!

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an illustrated Latino girl with Down syndrome, with long brown hair and a white
an illustrated Latino girl with Down syndrome, with long brown hair and a white

World Down Syndrome Day Merchandise

Official WDSD socks, shirts, buttons, stickers, and more!

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white, blonde-haired girl with Down syndrome blowing bubbles, wearing a turquoise t-shirt featuring an illustrated girl with Down syndrome

World Down Syndrome Day

Your guide to celebrating in the Vancouver area

Get Ready for WDSD

Our mission is to support people living with Down syndrome and their families with individualized and leading-edge educational programs, health services, information resources, and rich social connections so each person can flourish in their own right.

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Group Programs

We offer educational and recreational group programs for youth and adults with Down syndrome.

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Individual Services

We offer one to one educational and health services for people with Down syndrome and their families.

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3.21 Magazine

The Winter 2024 issue (Issue #17) of 3.21 is out now!

The LowDOWN Podcast

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Growing Together: A Sibling Round Table

Events + Workshops

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DSRF Video News

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2 months from today, all the stars will hit the red carpet at the Down Syndrome Film Festival. Our feature presentation will be Color My World with Love, which originally premiered on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.Emma’s daughter Kendall becomes engaged, but Emma is concerned as Kendall and her fiance have Down syndrome and Emma worries she’s not ready to take this step. Lily D. Moore and David DeSanctis play the happy couple, while DSRF student Tiana Kirkegaard appears in a supporting role. Here's a sneak peek: bit.ly/3I4tHLVGet all the details and reserve your tickets at DSRF.org/FilmFest. ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Family Day! We are so grateful for the hundreds of wonderful families who make up the wider DSRF family and Down syndrome community. Today, we celebrate you! ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week, Vancouver Coastal Health issued a report declaring climate change one of the greatest threats to public health in our region. The report also identified those with permanent disabilities, such as Down syndrome, as being at greater risk of climate-related health impacts. This is why DSRF is beginning to work in the climate/sustainability sphere: to ensure those in our Down syndrome community remain safe, healthy, and empowered amidst the changes happening all around us. Disability justice and climate justice are inherently linked. Read the report: bit.ly/48m9E6b ... See MoreSee Less
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