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Don't let out of date material sit on the shelves at your child's school.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.
2015 FAMILY DAY AT THE RED BARN FARM
Join us for a family friendly fun day at the farm! We will have food, games, hayrides and families can visit the pumpkin patch too. Special thanks to our partners at the Pujols Family Foundation who are providing some funding for this awesome event! Please RSVP with the button below the photo for this event by September 9th.
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 Arrowhead Stadium - Lot C.
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!
2014 Year in Review
- Seminar Seri Sep 08
- Cirque Eloiz Sep 11
- Family Day a Sep 13
- DS Specialis Sep 22
- Seminar Seri Oct 06
- Step Up for Oct 17
- Get HIRED Cl Oct 21
- Learning Pro Oct 24
- 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
- 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
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City
5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
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