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Step Up for down syndrome walk - sun. oct. 19, 2014

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The 2014 Step Up walk raised over $400,965 this year thanks to help of 341 walk teams and over 8,000 walkers.  100% of the proceeds stay in Kansas City to benefit the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City and the vital programs the DSG provides to over 1200 families, 22 hospitals, 45 school districts and countless service providers in Kansas and Missouri.  Help us reach this year's goal of $598,500!  Donations will be accepted until 12/31/2014. All donations can be mailed to: First Downs for Down Syndrome 5960 Dearborn Street Ste. 100, Mission, KS 66202.  (Please list "walk donation" in the memo line on any checks).

2014 World Down syndrome day champions

 

 

 

"Just Like You - DS" Film
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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?

TransitionAdult.jpgOne 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 2013 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.

The Nursery Rhyme Project

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Kacico Dance is offering a one of a kind family friendly performance at Union Station on Nov. 8th beginning at 7:30PM. Audiences will be taken on a journey through a world of classic nursery rhymes in this innovative performance that combines contemporary dance, spoken word and music. DSG families may request up to 4 FREE tickets by emailing info@kcdsg.org or calling 913-384-4848

 

 

All About Me Booklet

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This booklet was designed to help you welcome your new student. Parents and teachers are encouraged to fill out this booklet to share with all professionals that will work with your loved one

 

 

2014-2015 Seminar series

 

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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.

Download the Seminar Series flier for more information and RSVP to info@kcdsg.org or 913-384-4848 to reserve your seat.

2013 Year in Review

 

1510 KCTE Interview with director, Amy Allison

 

 

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Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax
info@kcdsg.org

Down Syndrome Guild of
Greater Kansas City

 

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Sign up to receive bi-monthly DSG E-blasts! Each issue is full of information and resources to help you support individuals with Down syndrome.  

 

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