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Ontario Seeks New Proposals for the next Phase of the Employment and Modernization Fund

In March, Minister Jaczek announced that the Ministry of Community and Social Services would continue to provide funding to support the Developmental Services Employment and Modernization Fund for a third phase. In October, the third phase for proposals for projects was launched.The Fund works to promote greater inclusion and independence for adults with developmental disabilities by funding projects put forward …

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Refusal to have constables Sasa Sljivo and Matthew Saris issue both an in-person and a public apology for their inappropriate, rude, and uneducated comments about Francie Munoz.

Down Syndrome Association Of Ontario 300 Sunset Blvd, Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3 Website: www.dsao.ca Email: info@dsao.ca Phone: 905-439-6644 Charitable # 88604 8792 RR0001   July 20, 2017 Mr. Mike McCormack President, Toronto Police Association 2075 Kennedy Rd #200 Scarborough, ON M1T 3V3 mmccormack@tpa.ca   Dear Mr. McCormack, The Down Syndrome Association of Ontario (DSAO) was disappointed to learn of your …

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DREAMS CONFERENCE – October 14th, 2017

Conference Location – The location of the conference is the Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls. It is located at 3950 Victoria Avenue. Their phone number is 1-888-878-1818. More information on the Great Wolf Lodge can be found at www.gwl.com. Please click here to download Conference Package 2017

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From Good to Great: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Down Syndrome

October 27-28, 2017 –Holiday Inn Toronto  International Airport Day One: Optimizing Neurodevelopment Keynote: Dr. David Stein – Author of the new book Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond, but Don’t React Method  Day Two: Optimizing Physical & Mental Health Keynote: Dr. Brian Chicoine – Medical Director, Advocate Adult Good to Great – Conference – Click …

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The DSAO Executive had a great opportunity to speak with MPP’s at Queen’s Park’s reception yesterday.

Conversations with Premier Kathleen Wynne and James Janeiro, her Senior Policy Advisor; Sophia Kiwala, MPP Kingston and the Islands; Bill Walker, Joe Dickson, MPP Ajax; MPP Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound; Kathyrn McGarry, MPP Cambridge, Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education and her Parliamentary Assistant, Granville Anderson; Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services and her senior policy advisor, Jonathan Bradshaw and …

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