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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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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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 Support Breakfast--May 20th

Parents of 0-2 year olds with Down syndrome and their extended family members are invited to join DSG for our quarterly support breakfast. This is a great networking and resource sharing opportunity for families new to the diagnosis. Experienced parents who have older children with Down syndrome serve as facilitators and are available to answer questions. Register by May 16th here. 

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Fostering Independence in Students 
With Down syndrome

Click here to download the presentation materials. 

BRIARFEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

Enjoy an evening of fun, friends, and music at this family friendly event! DSG will be the benefiicary of all proceeds. Click here for more information!

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AGING AND DOWN SYNDROME SURVEY

Parents and caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome who are 25+ years of age are invited to complete an aging and Down syndrome survey to help DSG plan fof the future. Click the image below to complete the survey.

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2016 Year in Review

 

 

 

TRISOMY 21 TRIVIA NIGHT

July-Trivia-Night-Fundraiser.jpgGrab some friends and join us for a fun evening of Trivia on Tuesday, July 11th. Individual players $30 or team of four $100. All proceeds benefit the DSG. Registration includes two drink tickets and bar snacks.

Prizes awarded to top two teams with highest scores. You can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes. 

Register online here. Invoice for payment will be sent after registration is confirmed. 



A Night at the oscars prom 

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DSG hosted our 20th annual prom for individuals with intellectual disabilities on Saturday, April 15th at the Overland Park Convention Center. We welcomed 700 guests to an amazing red carpet experience for A Night at the Oscars.  View pics and video below!

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A Night at the Oscars Prom Video

Thank you to our committee who works tirelessly, our donors, sponsors, amazing volunteers and our guests who made it a magical evening for everyone.

 

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.  

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Order your +1Sticker Online!

 

"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.