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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 Wine Auction-April 20th

Get your tickets today for Kansas City's premier wine event - Thursday, April 20, 6-9pm at our new location - the Historic Firestone Building, 2001 Grand, KC, MO  The silent auction will feature 90 items. Our live auction will feature 10-12 high end wines, dinners with local chefs, wine country trips and original art pieces. Enjoy tasting wine from around the world. Guests will also be treated to delicious delectables provided by Dean & Deluca. Purchase tickets online here.

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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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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

 

 
DSG mother's Day celebration

 

Individuals wtih Down syndrome 13+ years of age and their mothers are invited to join us for a luncheon celebration on Saturday, May 6th from 11:30-1:30 at Grand Street Cafe. Cost is $25 per mom/child couple. Register online here. Invoice for payment will be sent after registration is confirmed. 
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World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

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March 21 2017 marked the 12th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a day dedicated to advocating for the rights, inclusion, and wellbeing of people with Down syndrome. DSG recognized 21 community champions for the great work they are doing to support our members and their families. Watch our WDSD Video to see our winners receiving their awards. 

 

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.