The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT) is a parent organized and led registered Canadian Charity which works to achieve the goals of maximization of individual potential, integration, and full participation of persons with Down syndrome in the community.
Representation on Boards, Committees, Coalitions, etc.
Advocating for civil and human rights and equality of opportunity
You are invited to join our community and become a member of DSAT. There are plenty of benefits for doing so, such as access to the latest information and events, discounted registration fees, a subscription to our newsletter, and more. See benefits . . .
DSAT opens Toronto Stock Exchange
The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT) joined Steven Mills, Regional Head, TSX Company Services, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange to open the market to raise awareness for DSAT’s third annual Buddy Walk®. The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto is a parent organized and led charity which works to achieve the goals of maximization of individual potential, integration, and full participation of persons with Down syndrome in the community. Founded in 1995, the Buddy Walk® is a 3 km walk along Ashbridges Bay boardwalk, which raises funds for education, research, advocacy and community based programs. This year’s walk will take place on Saturday May 9.. For more information please visit www.dsat.ca/buddywalk
Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)
The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is made up of representatives from various special needs group within each school board. DSAT has principle member and alternate. There are representatives on both the public and separate board. The SEAC meets once a month with the superintendent of special education to discuss concerns regarding education.
SEAC is governed through legislation the Education Act. It is recognized by the boards as a powerful group of concerned members who are acting in the best interests of students with special needs.
If you need any help with the public or separate board, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 416-966-0990
Dear New and Expectant Parents
Have you received a Down syndrome diagnosis or positive prenatal test?
Keeping with the importance of building social networks, DSAT is extremely excited to offer our new "DSAT PAL (Play and Learn) Programs". The PAL programs will offer various events and activities to help develop and nurture a social network while learning and having fun with peers.
Do you have any online resource or stories that you think other members may find valuable?
If so please email us at email@example.com and we may be able to share the link under our resources section or post the story on our blog.
The work of DSAT would not be possible without the help of volunteers giving their time, energy and commitment to further our objectives. To learn more about our various volunteer opportunities click here: Volunteer opportunities . . .
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