CDSS The Mindsets Paper

Canadian Down Syndrome Society

The culture of fitness has taught us we can do anything, but people with Down syndrome are told the exact opposite. Fitness isn’t something we encourage for the Down syndrome community because we underestimate what they can accomplish.

Anecdotally, fitness has shown to have incredible effects for people with Down syndrome, but it has never been scientifically proven. So, we recruited 200 people with Down syndrome to do just that. Introducing The Mindsets Paper, a globally unprecedented study that proved the link between fitness and cognition for the Down syndrome community.