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Day 6 - NDSAW

Day 6 - NDSAW

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THE R-WORD “What’s wrong with retard? I don’t mean it about you or your child”? The R- Word is EXCLUSIVE. It means you are talking about something outside the “in” group, about someone who is not your kind. It means left out. You are saying someone with an intellectual disability is DUMB...


Day 5 - NDSAW

Day 5 - NDSAW

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Meet our Self-Advocates!!  Rayann Oberkirsch What does the statement “Nothing about us without us” mean to you? I agree with that. It’s about being a good self-advocate. It’s means listening and respecting all people., including people with Down Syndrome. Where do you see yourself in...


Day 4 - NDSAW

Day 4 - NDSAW

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The community of people and families with Down syndrome has its own lingo to help spread understanding. Take a moment to learn how you can be politically correct in the community!The condition is Down syndrome - no apostrophe, no capital s.See the person first, not the disability. We all...


Day 3 - NDSAW

Day 3 - NDSAW

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This summer some of our SDSS members were given the awesome opportunity to attend a Regina Red Sox game courtesy of head coach Scott Douglas. Recently we were able to talk to Scott .       Name: Scott Douglas       Age: 46       Born: Moose Jaw, Sk       Family: Keri (wife),...


Day 1 - NDSAW

Day 1 - NDSAW

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  On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Down Syndrome Society, I'd like to welcome you to National Down Syndrome Awareness Week 2014! What does National Down Syndrome Awareness Week mean to you? To our family, it means a week where we can celebrate and embrace that which...


SDSS Newsletter

SDSS Newsletter

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You can now view our June Newsletter here. To recieve your own copy of the latest newsletter and future editions simply become an SDSS member.   If you have any questions please don't hesitate to send us an email...


Exciting News!

Exciting News!

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SDSS recieved some exciting mail recently. Minister of Health, Dustin Duncan designated November 1-7, 2014 to be "National Down Syndrome Awareness Week" in Saskatchewan. Thank you Mr....


SDSS Newsletters

SDSS Newsletters

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Did you know? SDSS prints four newsletters throughout the year featuring stories about self-advocates, information about upcoming events, interviews, and much more. Click here to view our March newsletter. To receive your own copy of the latest newsletter and future editions you simply have...


2014 FUN RUN & Family BBQ

2014 FUN RUN & Family BBQ

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2014 Fun Run & Family BBQ  Are you getting your pledges in for this years Fun Run? We are super excited for this years Run. Saskatoon is proud to announce visits from the local City Police, Firefighters and perhaps even some local superheroes. Games, Fun and prizes! Regina is excited to...


My Brother.....

My Brother.....

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Jocelyn Palm, the consultant for SDSS spent WDSD at my Colonsay school where the SRC hosted a cake auction that raised $890 for SDSS and a short assembly. They had a slide show, a video from the CDSS website, a few words from SDSS and then Quinten Hobman, 14 years old, got up and gave a...


WDSD!! LOTS OF SOCKS!

WDSD!! LOTS OF SOCKS!

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WEAR LOTS OF SOCKS on WDSD....   Down Syndrome International invites everyone across the world to wear LOTS OF SOCKS on March 21, 2014 to raise awareness on...


How will you be celebrating WDSD?

How will you be celebrating WDSD?

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The Blue Nails Campaign! Are you looking for a fun and colorful way for you and your kids, class, or friends to get involved in WDSD? The Blue Nails Campaign is back for it's 2nd year! Visit www.bluenailscrew.ca for full details on how to participate!...


World Down Syndrome Day is fast approaching....

World Down Syndrome Day is fast approaching....

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World Down Syndrome Day is the international day for raising awareness for people with Down syndrome. It occurs annually on March 21 and is officially ratified by the United Nations. How will you be celebrating...


We are looking for YOUR Help!

We are looking for YOUR Help!

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The SDSS is creating a photo-montage to use in our World Down Syndrome Day celebrations in March, and we need YOUR help! If you have current photos of you & your families... In work and play... And are willing to share them & have them featured on our website & Facebook page - please email...

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