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    REGISTRATION IS HERE FOR THE DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS FUN WALK!!!  Register your team today to join us for the fun on September 22, 2018 from 10am – 2pm at Isabel Morris Park in Lakefield to walk the town and spread awareness about Down Syndrome!  We will celebrate together with a colourful walk, and then enjoy a BBQ, entertainment, faceprinting and fun back at the park.  Teams are welcomed and encouraged to fundraise for the walk; proceeds will go towards amazing new programming and information session opportunities for our families!

    All are welcome!  We encourage family, friends, teachers, community members and anyone else to join us for this fun-filled day!  Registration is $10 per person (over the age of 2) and includes a t-shirt, sunglasses, games, musical entertainment and a whole lot of fun.  Food/drinks will be available for purchase, and please remember to bring your refillable water bottle.  


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    We have been successful in obtaining a Canada Summer Student Jobs Grant and are currently looking for a student who will be attending post-secondary school again next year and be under the age of 29.

    The position is for a Summer School Coordinator for 8 weeks for 30 hours per week. Please forward your resume by email to info@downsyndromepeterborough.ca no later than May 24th.

    For a complete job description, please contact info@downsyndromepeterborough.ca. Thank you
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    Who We Are

    The Down Syndrome Association of Peterborough is a non-profit charitable organization that supports families and persons with Down syndrome.

    Our mission is to support each other to normalize and enrich the lives of people with Down syndrome to ensure that they reach their fullest potential and live a meaningful life.

    Our objectives are to assure parents that there are families in similar circumstances who can provide support, to promote awareness for people with Down syndrome on the part of educators, medical professionals and the community, to provide encouragement and support for people with Down syndrome so they will participate in all aspects of community life, and to advocate for acceptance and opportunities for persons with Down syndrome in the community.

    For more information, please contact us.