Who we are
The Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society is a volunteer, non-profit organization which acts as a resource to everyone with an interest in Down syndrome in Nova Scotia.
Our mission is to improve lives for persons with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, education and support.
Board of Directors
Vice-President & Secretary
What we do
The board of Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society holds bi-monthly meetings.
Annual General Meeting
Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society holds an Annual General Meeting in the Spring. The AGM is open to all our members and the date and place will be posted on our website calendar.
The Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society organizes several social events throughout the year like our Family BBQ and Christmas party, etc. Besides these social events we organize fundraising events like the Annual Buddy Walk. These events are open to all members and everyone with an interest in Down syndrome. Details and dates will be published on our website calendar.
The Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society organizes educational workshops on topics such as health, development, financial planning etc. If you have a specific field or issue you would like NSDSS to address, we encourage you to contact us.
Social and educational programs
The Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society organizes several programs for their members like ‘Team Possibles’, a Toddler Music Program, etc. These programs are for members only, and offer great opportunities to socialize with peers.
Outreach to new families
Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society provides support and information to new families. On request members of our society can make a visit to your home.
On request we have members available to speak to community groups.
Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society has a resource library with information that is Down syndrome specific or related to Down syndrome. Please contact us if you would like to receive our list of available resources.
Membership is free. Members are kept up-to-date of all events and other news by email. If you want to become a member please fill in our form below.
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Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society is a non-profit organization that runs entirely on donations. Would you like to help us, please contact NSDSS about how you can make a difference in the life of someone with Down syndrome