The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT)

Buddy Walk Photos

A huge thank you to everyone who supported the 7th annual DSAT Buddy Walk, we managed to raise a total of $91K, (55K from families, 27.5K from Corporates 8.5K in kind.

The Buddy Walk photos are now available.

Click here to view photos.

We hope to see you all next year at our 8th annual Buddy Walk.



World Down Syndrome Day

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The Toronto sign at City Hall will be lit up all day for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st!

We encourage everyone to go and take pictures with the sign.



PAL Programs

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.

PAL 03 (Ages 0 to 3)

PAL 05 (Ages 0 to 5)

PAL 612 (Ages 6 to 12)

PAL 1319 (Ages 13 to 19)


Programs List

21 Sep 2019 11:00 – 13:00

21 Sep 2019 12:00 – 13:30

21 Sep 2019 12:30 – 13:00

21 Sep 2019 13:30 – 14:30

21 Sep 2019 16:30 – 18:00

23 Sep 2019 19:30 – 21:00

24 Sep 2019 17:00 – 18:00

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 or call us at 416-966-0990

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PO Box 40039
Liberty Village PO
Toronto ON M5V 0K7

Non-Profit Charitable
Organization #
11888 7942 RR0001

Established in 1987