Our Core Values:

  • We value the role of families in meeting the needs of people with Down syndrome.
  • We value the rights of people with Down syndrome to participate in decisions about their lives including having choices about where they live, learn, work and play.
  • We value equal access to a comprehensive array of health care services.
  • We value the importance of an informed and accepting community.
  • We value a well-informed membership and highly competent leadership.
  • We value excellence in services for all stages of life.
  • We value the diversity in our community, which will be reflected in our membership, board and services.
  • We value the contributions of our volunteers.
  • We value grass roots participation in public policy making.
  • We value research that is conducted within accepted human rights guidelines and focused upon improving quality of life.