DSAGC Logo

Programs

  • Program Overview - Spring 2024

    Program Overview - Spring 2024

    Our programs focus on therapeutic, recreational, educational, and social opportunities for all ages and stages. We tailor our offerings to reflect the need of our local families as we strive to provid...

  • Down Syndrome and Dementia Conference

    Down Syndrome and Dementia Conference

    Saturday, April 27 at Kingsley Center The DSAGC is bringing in two of the leading national experts from the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices to lead a one-day ...

  • Empowerment Series

    Empowerment Series

    Empowerment Series typically occur once a week for 3 – 5 weeks. The classes build upon each other and are designed to empower individuals with Down syndrome. 

  • Enrichment Classes

    Enrichment Classes

    Enrichment Classes focus on increasing knowledge about a particular topic or enhancing a specific skill. These classes are different from our Empowerment Series because there is only one class to atte...

  • Social Opportunities

    Social Opportunities

    Social Opportunities occur on occasion and include various learning components, but focus heavily on social networking and building relationships. 

  • TELL Program

    TELL Program

    In partnership with University of Cincinnati Speech-Language Pathology, we offer a speech program (T.E.L.L.) for adults with Down syndrome! T.E.L.L. stands for Teaching Engagement and Lifelong La...

  • iCan Bike Camp

    iCan Bike Camp

    iCan Bike uses adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff to enable individuals with disabilities to learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle. Riders attend one 75 minute session...

  • Tutoring

    Tutoring

    Our tutoring program is offered to expand learning time for children with Down syndrome. It is led by high-quality certified special education instructors. The tutoring program will be individualized ...

  • Jump Start Swim Camp

    Jump Start Swim Camp

    Our Jump Start Swim Camp partners with trained professionals to deliver a high-quality swim program. Over 5 consecutive days, parents/caregivers and their child will spend 30 minutes in the pool for a...

  • Find Your Way

    Find Your Way

    Find Your Way is a new collection of programs focusing on self-determination in adults with Down syndrome. These programs will include IGNITE, ACCELERATE, NAVIGATE, and CRUISE. These programs will tak...

  • Internship Program

    Internship Program

    Our internship program provides a healthy learning environment for adults with Down syndrome as they learn transferrable skills for future employment in the community. All internships are paid, and in...

  • Cheerleading

    Cheerleading

    Our DSAGC Cheerleading Program starts each year in the fall for K-12th grade. We have two cheerleading squads (NKY & Ohio). The squads practice a routine then perform alongside high school and col...

  • Photography Day

    Photography Day

    Photography Day is an opportunity for DSAGC families of all ages to get pictures taken by a professional photographer in a comfortable setting. Families receive all the photos digitally at no cost. Th...

  • Holiday Party

    Holiday Party

    Our Annual Holiday Party takes place each year in December. In 2023, we celebrated at the Cincinnati Museum Center. This gave families the opportunity to explore the museum as well as be together whil...

  • Winter Dance

    Winter Dance

    Our Annual Winter Dance takes place each year in January at the Newport Syndicate! Tickets to the dance include appetizers, dinner, drink tickets, and dancing all night long. It is an event you DO NOT...

  • Community and Support Groups

    Community and Support Groups

    Community Groups provide support, connections, information and are a resource to families while creating a warm, welcoming, empathetic environment.