Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk Event Goal
Thank you Kansas City for a great walk!! What a special day for everyone and the weather was perfect! A special thank you to Congressman Kevin Yoder for attending the event. Thank you KFC and KBP Foods for the delicious, hot food- we are so grateful to have your support.
World Down Syndrome Day Community champions!
Do you know a someone who exhibits excellence in serving/supporting people with Down syndrome and their families? DSG will recognize 21 Community Champions for World Down Syndrome Day 3/21! Fill out a nomination form online and submit it to DSG by March 5, 2014!
Just Like You - Down Syndrome Film
Producer Jen Greenstreet, of Just Like You Films Inc. and the Down Syndrome Guild of KC collaborated on this project to help explain the condition and provide suggestions on how to be supportive.You can view the film, read about the cast, list a screening, or download a discussion guide at the film website www.justlikeyou-downsyndrome.org Order a copy of the DVD HERE.
Does my family member with Down syndrome need a guardian?
One of the critical issues facing parents, siblings or other concerned family members of an adult who has Down syndrome is how to best assist and protect him or her when it comes to making legal, financial and medical decisions. View some helpful resources on this topic here.
The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.
DSG invites you to learn more about Down syndrome, our programs and services and to get involved. DSG is an organization that supports self-advocates, families, educators and healthcare professionals. Be sure to review our 2012 Annual Report, Connections Newsletter and our 2012 Brochure. We invite you to consider being a DSG volunteer by reviewing opportunities and events our current Volunteer Voice E-blast.
"Bright Lights, Big City"
Down syndrome education international Conference
The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City was pleased to partner with Down Syndrome Education International and Down Syndrome Education USA for our annual education conference. Visit our conference page to download handouts, visit DSEI for additional information and research, or shop DSE-USA for materials.
2013-2014 Seminar series
We have a great line up of FREE SEMINARS for the upcoming school year. We are offering four topics with each presentation taking place twice.
2013 Year in Review
1510 KCTE Interview with director, Amy Allison
- STARS River Roll Famil Mar 05
- Practical Solutions fo Mar 06
- Learning Program Mar 08
- STARS Transition Boot Mar 12
- STARS Spring Break Cam Mar 19
- STARS Spring Break Cam Mar 21
- World Down Syndrome Da Mar 22
- NAIA Basketball Skills Mar 23
- STARS Dinner with Frie Mar 26
- DSG Down Syndrome Spec Mar 27
- Sibling's Night Out Mar 27
- Adult Bowling Party Mar 28
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City
5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
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