Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal genetic condition. It occurs in 1 out of every 691 births and affects people of all races and economic levels.
Make a difference and help us fulfill our mission to empower individuals, educate families, enhance communities and together, celebrate the extraordinary lives of people with Down syndrome.
Every day we make meaningful strides to foster inclusion and to celebrate the lives of individuals with Down syndrome. There is no better place to show your support than at Sawyer Point at our Annual Buddy Walk.
Summer Enrichment is offered to expand learning time for children with Down syndrome addressing the two areas of greatest learning loss: math and reading.
iCan Bike Camp uses adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff to enable individuals with disabilities to learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle.
The Independent Living Retreat is a weekend-long retreat for adults 18 & up that focuses on community service, learning new skills, making friendships and gaining independence. OWN: Optimizing What’s Next is a one day event that is based from our popular Independent Living Retreat. OWN focuses on community service, learning new skills, making friendships and gaining or increasing your OWN level of independence.
Advocacy is defined as any action that speaks in favor of, recommends, argues for a cause, supports or defends, or pleads on behalf of others. The DSAGC is involved in advocacy work on behalf of children and adults with Down syndrome, their families and the Down syndrome community at large.