Parent Groups

The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of parent groups. To register for any of these groups, please click here.

Parent Group: Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Parents of individuals with a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD) will meet every other week on Zoom to learn and connect. Topics covered will include understanding the profile of DS-ASD, how to pick goals at home and school, and how to support their language and communication, sensory differences, behaviour, and emotional regulation. There will also be ample time for parents to share personal experiences and connect with one another in a supportive online environment.

Dates: Every other Saturday from 10:00-11:30 am, from January 21, 2023 to May 13, 2023 (no session March 18)

Location: Zoom (virtual)

Facilitator: Cassandra Cowie-Bélanger, M.Sc.A RSLP

Price: $200 for 8 sessions

Limited spaces available! Click here to register.