2015 - 2016 Seminar Series
DSG is committed to providing parents and educators the best tools and resources to support students with Down syndrome. We offer several FREE seminars throughout the school year which highlight best practices and available resources. Share this informational flier with anyone who would benefit from attending a DSG seminar. We welcome your feedback on additional training topics or needs. Register online today!
DSG Book Bundles
Don't let out of date material sit on the shelves at your child's school. Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month #DSAM2015 by ordering a book bundle to donate to your child's school, a local library or share with professionals. View a flier with this year's titles HERE. Book bundles will be mailed or available for pick-up beginning September 1st.
"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.
Does my family member 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 2014 Annual Report, Connections Newsletter and our Brochure. We invite you to consider being a DSG volunteer by reviewing opportunities and events our current Volunteer Voice E-blast.
Are You Ready to Step Up?!
Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Step Up Walk -Saturday October 17th, from 12:00pm - 4:00pm at Berkley Riverfront Park.
Help us reach this year's goal of $550,000! Register your team online and start fundraising today!
Join us for a day of family fun, as together, we celebrate those with Down syndrome! The Step Up walk is a one-mile walk around Arrowhead stadium.
Guests of all ages will enjoy a great lunch, moonwalks, rock climbing wall, bungee pods, tattoos, clowns, pony rides, carnival games, music, dancing and much much more!
Dine Out for the DSG
Dine out at 54th Street Bar & Grill in Lee's Summit betwen 11AM-11PM on Wed. Oct. 7th and 15% of your guest check will be donated to the DSG. **You must bring the flyer with you**
ARE YOU READY TO get hired?!
Plan and Achieve Community Based Employment!
This unique, individually tailored career planning process will help you create a vision and a plan to get the job you want. We invite jobseekers with Down syndrome to join us for this six part series of Get HIRED Classes. DSG provides accurate up-to-date information, best practices and vital resources to job seekers. Registration Deadline: October 2nd, 2015
Apply for the HIRED Program and then Register for the Get HIRED Classes:
2014 Year in Review
- Seminar Seri Oct 06
- Dine Out for Oct 07
- Step Up for Oct 17
- Get HIRED Cl Oct 21
- Learning Pro Oct 24
- Adult Hallow Oct 26
- Seminar Seri Nov 03
- Get HIRED Cl Nov 04
- Learning Pro Nov 07
- Get HIRED Cl Nov 11
- Get HIRED Cl Nov 18
- New Parent S Nov 21
- Adult Murder Nov 23
- Get HIRED Cl Dec 02
- Learning Pro Dec 05
- Seminar Seri Dec 08
- Get HIRED Cl Dec 09
- Get HIRED Cl Dec 16
- Learning Pro Jan 09
- Seminar Seri Jan 12
- Seminar Seri Feb 02
- Learning Pro Feb 06
- Seminar Seri Mar 01
- Learning Pro Mar 05
- Learning Pro Apr 02
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City
5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
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