Step Up Walk Team Captain
Kickoff Party June 6th
ABLE Act Presentation
How can the ABLE Act help my family?
Special Needs Planning Center is offering a presentation on the ABLE Act and how accounts can help DSG members on May 31st from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM.
Light refreshments provided.
Childcare is on your own.
RSVP here: www.kcdsg.org/ableact.php
Charting the Lifecourse
What does a good life look like for your family member and your family?
How will your family member live the good life as an adult?
It’s never too early OR too late to start thinking about a vision for the future and begin working on how to make it happen! Attend a FREE workshop with families like yours to get ideas, think about resources, and learn about tools to help create a vision and support your loved one in living the good life. At the end of the session, you will have built a profile that can be used in a variety of settings and for different purposes.
Join us Saturday, June 25th 9am to 12pm at the DSG office!
Register by June 18th, 2016 HERE
No Childcare provided
a common goal and symbol
There are a number of organizations supporting the acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. We all share a common goal. Yet, Down syndrome lacks a common identity. So we created one. This universal symbol of DS brings forward in a unique way the one thing that makes Trisomy 21 special— one extra chromosome. With this universal symbol we hope to gain better awareness and ultimately create better outcomes for the individuals and families affected by DS.
"Just Like You - DS" 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.
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.
Family Fun Event - Power Play
Your immediate family is invited to join DSG for a fun morning of unlimited play and one trip through the buffet line.
Please RSVP by June 4th.
ANNUAL BBQ FAMILY EVENT
Come for a Family Fun event hosted by the DSG! The Backyard BBQ is an annual event where there is BBQ, carnival games, craft stations, entertainment, and more. RSVP by July 11th.
S.T.A.R.S. Summer Camp
STARS 2016 Summer Camp Registration is now open!
Teens with Down syndrome, ages 12 to 18 are welcome to join STARS for a summer of fun, friends and adventure!To register your teen follow this link:
Camp runs June 3rd to August 9th, 2016
For questions about STARS Summer Camp, please contact Lindsey Lipsky,
STARS Program Coordinator at LindseyL@kcdsg.org or 913-384-4848.
NDSC 2016 Convention
The National Down Syndrome Congress Convention will be in Orlando Florida July 21 - 24, 2016! Register by June 10th. To register click here!
Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. But for nearly all, there’s the one-of-a-kind NDSC family reunion feeling that permeates the convention weekend.
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