Programs & Resources

Our Programs

Individual Services Registration: Online registration for the Spring 2021 Block of Speech Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, One to One Reading, One to One Math, Comprehensive Sexual Health Education, and Mental Wellness Support will be open all day on Monday February 22, 2021 through to Tuesday February 23, 2021 at 11 pm. Click here for details or to register.

Group Programs Registration: To register for any of DSRF's group programs, please click here

Please Note: All DSRF programs and services are currently operating according to DSRF's COVID-19 Safety Plan. Please email for more information.

Our approach comes from the understanding that every learner is an individual with unique strengths and interests, and that learning is optimized when these preferences are incorporated into individual program development. Our high quality programs are taught by a skilled, experienced, multi-disciplinary team and are backed by the results and insights observed through continuous program evaluation.

The outcomes for individuals with Down syndrome can be maximized by providing opportunities for rich social connections with family and friends, participation in the community, optimal health care, as well as the opportunity to learn through instruction that is tailored to the profile of the learner. Our aim is to assist in the development of children into adults who are confident, self-reliant, resourceful, socially connected, and able to make positive contributions to their community. At the Down Syndrome Resource Foundation, our educational programs are designed to enhance the skills that will support full social inclusion. We do this through a focus on four key areas: speech and language, reading and communication, social and emotional development, and enhancing the life skills that will foster maximum independence.

The following programs are currently being offered. Click on link for registration form, or call our office at 604-444-3773.

Speech Language Therapy (all ages)

Need help with program funding?

DSRF offers income-based program bursaries. Click here for information on various funding options.

Occupational therapy (all ages)

Mental wellness for people with down syndrome and their families (all ages)

Family-centred positive behaviour support (all ages)

one to one reading (all ages)

one to one math (all ages)


small group classes (children/youth)

Group Program Registration - use to register for all group programs

small group classes (adults)

Group Program Registration - use to register for all group programs


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Down Syndrome Resource Foundation
1409 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby
British Columbia, Canada
V5B 4J8

Fax: +1 604 431 9248
Phone: +1 604 444 3773