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" The GVDSS does not recommend or support various therapies, therapists, doctors, practitioners, etc. The only Board-approved partnership is with the Victoria Conservatory of Music for the Music therapy program. The GVDSS' mission is to be a support system for one another. It is left to individuals and families to determine the best services, therapies, doctors, and therapists for their particular needs and that fit their personal philosophies.
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Articles of Interest

Articles and links to interesting and heart warming stories about people with Down Syndrome:

 

*   Brad Magnus is a long time member of the GVDSS who has traveled the world in pursuit of dance:  http://www.bradmagnus.com/

 

*   This a lovely blog about a mother's experience: http://www.kristaewert.com/2014/04/how-having-child-with-down-syndrome-has.html

 

* CTV News ran a three part series for Canadian Down Syndrome Week 2017 featuring three of our families. Links to the videos can be found below.

 

Lincoln's Story - http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1251090

Sean's Story - http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1252482

Russell and Cindy's Story - http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1253428

 

 

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