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Cheer on our athletes at Football Camp!

  Football camp is this Friday and Saturday! WE NEED FANS!
  Come out on Saturday, May 17 to cheer on our campers as
  they conclude football camp with a flag football
  scrimmage. The game will begin at approximately 6:30pm
  at Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex.
Zac Stacy of the
  Rams will be attending, along with Rams cheerleaders and
  Rampage
on Friday.



Bike Camp VOLUNTEERS needed

  Cheer on an individual with Down syndrome
  as they learn to ride a bike at our annual
  camp! If you are interested, please contact
  Erin at erin@dsagsl.org for more information.




Thank you for your support on giveSTLday!

  Together we raised $1,220 on giveSTLday. Thank you for your
  generous donations we will put towards fulfilling our mission to
  benefit the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families
  through individual and family support, education, public awareness
  and advocacy.



Down syndrome news and resources


      May Coffee Talk: Care of Self/Care of Others
     
      Tuesday, May 20, 6-7pm
 at the NEW DSAGSL Office
      Whether you're a parent, family member or professional, caring for others and
      yourself can be a challenge. Join the DSAGSL to learn stress management tools
      and important strategies so you can be your best YOU! Contact Erin at
     
erin@dsagsl.org for more information or to RSVP.

     DSAGSL now hosting Therapeutic Playgroups

  The DSAGSL is now hosting monthly play groups for 0 - 3
  year olds on the first Friday of every month, from 9:30 -
  11:30am at the DSAGSL Office. Parents and caregivers can
  enjoy coffee and visit while their babies and toddlers
  engage in therapeutic play and fun. Play group begins June
  6. Please contact Erin at erin@dsagsl.org for more
  information.


     NEW Bodies and Boundaries Workshop for Teens/Adults
     
      Due to the popularity of our April Bodies and Boundaries workshop, the DSAGSL is
      bringing your teens and adults a 4-week workshop covering body safety, personal
      hygiene, boundaries and appropriate behaviors. The workshop is from 6-7:30pm
      at the DSAGSL Office on Monday, June 23, June 30, July 14 and July 28. Contact
      Erin at
erin@dsagsl.org for more information or to RSVP.

     NEW Chef for Life
     
      This six week course for teens and adults with Down syndrome and their families
      will teach healthy food choices, portion sizes, nutritious recipes and more. From
      4-6pm every Tuesday, July 1 - August 5.
Contact Erin at erin@dsagsl.org for more
      information or to RSVP.

     Movie Night is CONNECTING Members!

  We are so exctied for our next family movie night on
  Friday, June 27 at the DSAGSL Office. We will be featuring
  the Lego Movie at 6:30pm and will have snacks and
  goodies for all. RSVP to 
erin@dsagsl.orgor any of the
  DSAGSL Staff.



Stories, photos and videos to put a smile on your face

Photos from Family Picnic
SUDS 2014 Commercial
Megan Layton Receives Christian Pueschel Memorial Award
Blog - The Extra Chromosome Gift
Blog - Mom to Nicole
Blog - Pierce, the Miracle Man
"Happy" video

Local links, community groups and more

            
   Remembering Margaret Warner Lewis 11.20.27 - 4.17.14
               Whitfield School Young Athletes Program
               Summer 2014 Therapy Groups at Good Shepherd School
              
Recreation Council Summer Resource Guide

 
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Save the Date!

Bike Camp - June 2-6
Step Up for Down Syndrome-June 8
Family Movie Night - June 27

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