The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT)

Welcome to the DSAT Website

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.

Our Objectives

  • Representation on Boards, Committees, Coalitions, etc.
  • Advocating for civil and human rights and equality of opportunity
  • Provide a Forum
  • Support Families & Individuals
  • Provide Opportunities for Socializing
  • Dispelling myths & Increasing Public Awareness
  • Encourage Effective Services
  • Collaborate with Related Organizations
  • Raise Funds
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Join the DSAT community

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 . . .
Become a Member of DSAT Make a Donation to DSAT


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Saturday, May 10th, 2014
From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Onsite Registration/Check-in 10:00 AM
Walk begins at 11:00 AM


Woodbine/Ashbridge's Bay Park
1677 Lake Shore Boulevard East, Toronto, Ontario

Join us for prizes, food and great fun!

Promote a proud Canada where ALL are welcome, where we embrace diversity and where we value everyone's genes equally!

There are four ways to show your support:

  • Join us on the walk to helps raise awareness
  • Register as a team or individual and collect pledges
  • Contribute financially to an existing team or individual
  • Pass the word along to other families, friends and colleagues



RSVP & Order Buddy Walk T-Shirts


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Click on the link below for our online RSVP and T-Shirt sales

Please Note:
 T-Shirt sales will be closing at noon on April 23rd to allow us enough time to have the orders processed with our supplier.  

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 seac@dsat.ca or call us at 416-966-0990

Join our Mailing List

Are you interested in receiving regular updates from DSAT? Join our mailing list!

Click here to join now!

Shared Resources

Do you have any online resource or stories that you think other members may find valuable?

If so please email us at web.team@dsat.ca 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 . . .  



Proud Sponsors of the 2014 DSAT Buddy Walk
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PO Box 40039
Liberty Village PO
Toronto ON M5V 0K7

Non-Profit Charitable
Organization #
11888 7942 RR0001

Established in 1987

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