We're Here Every Step of the Way

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis connects families, educators, medical professionals, and the community with information, programs, and resources for individuals with Down syndrome through every stage of life.

Upcoming DSAGSL Events

December 1

Annual DSAGSL
Holiday Party

Join us for a family friendly event to celebrate the holiday season!  Crafts, games, snacks, music, and dancing.  Fun for all ages and abilities! 2:00-4:30pm at Spazio Westport

December 3

Giving
Tuesday

DSAGSL celebrates what makes us more alike than different everyday, but on Giving Tuesday we are reminded that generosity and giving is one of the best ways to bring us all together.

December 12

Ugly Sweater Party & Holiday Movie Night

Join the Young Friends Board of DSAGSL for an inclusive social event at Ronnie’s Theater! Hang in the Take 5 Lounge at the Ugly Sweater Party, then watch Elf together in a private theater!

December 13

Infant & Toddler
Holiday Playgroup

Bring the littles to the DSAGSL Office from 9:30-11:00 to play and learn and celebrate the holidays! And a cute little reindeer told us to expect a special visit from Santa so bring your camera!

DSAGSL is committed to being the most comprehensive resource on
Down syndrome in the area

Down syndrome occurs in approximately one in every 691 live births, making it the most frequently occurring chromosomal disorder. There are about 400,000 Americans diagnosed with Down syndrome and approximately 6,000 babies are born with Down syndrome each year in the United States.

Family Support Programs

Family support can start as early as a prenatal diagnosis. Our Expectant Parent section provides information and resources specific to those who are expecting a baby with Down syndrome. Many of our families find out that their baby has Down syndrome after birth. The New Parent section shares information about our New Parent packet and our New Parent Support Network as well as resources for Grandparents.

Advocacy & Awareness

Join us in our mission to benefit the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.

Part of our mission is to benefit the lives of people with Down syndrome through public awareness and advocacy.  We do this through events, programming and with the help of partner organizations. 

Down Syndrome Education Specialist

The DSAGSL is proud to offer the Down Sydrome Education Specialist Program! This Partnership Program is a joint effort between greater St. Louis area schools, agencies, parents and the DSAGSL. The goal of the partnership is to provide support for educators, parents and professionals seeking to build a meaningful education for students with Down syndrome.