Down syndrome is a genetic condition which is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition. It occurs in 1 out of every 691 births and affects people of all races and economic levels.
We've created a "Helpful Background Form" to gather relevant information about individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Please note, the information gathered on the Helpful Background Form will be kept confidential and no personal information will be shared publicly.
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.