Together we can raise awareness

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What We Do

Our Mission & Focus

Together, we coordinate the efforts to raise awareness, educate, and encourage the inclusion of people with Down syndrome and their families across Ontario. Our areas of focus include Health Care, Education, and Social Services.

Help Raise Awareness

Why you should become an advocate

DSAO is a charitable, non-profit organization composed of local Down syndrome associations from across the province of Ontario.

Raise Awareness
Advocate and Support
Promote Best Practices
Coordinate government relations
Become An Advocate
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Together we can make a difference!

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Did you know that...

Down Syndrome by the numbers

1 in 781

Children are born with Down Syndrome


Canadians have Down Syndrome

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