Awards & Press


In 2007, Andy Loebus was presented with the Ontario Down Syndrome Associationís Achievement Award, recognizing Andy's vision in making DSRI a reality, and his work with public awareness, the school, homework clubs, research, and professional development.

Andy Loebus and Jennifer Shields were presented with an award from the London Down Syndrome Association. It is in grateful appreciation for unselfish commitment to LDSA's cause.

Print Press

Independence and Down syndrome: the goal for Downs Syndrome initiative

(from Ingersoll Times, July 16 2008)

Down School official raps Ottawa

(from The London Free Press, May 21, 2007)

Making Friends - with Walter Gretzky

(from The Signpost, July 26, 2006)

Video Press

DSRI's promotional video has been broadcast in the media. Special Thanks to Kerry McKee and CBC Radio.