PROGRAMS

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis is dedicated to being here for individuals with Down syndrome and their families, every step of the way.  Through the small steps, next steps, and steps to independence, DSAGSL will even be here when your loved one enters their silver steps as an active aging adult.  Through every step, we will be here with programs, services, and resources that benefit the lives of individuals with Down syndrome in the Greater St. Louis area.

Down Syndrome Education Specialist

A program for educators, parents, and family members interested in creating the best learning experience possible for their loved one or student with Down syndrome. Participants of the program gain skills, tools, and resources they can use in the classroom or at home that will benefit the student’s learning experience.

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Advocacy & Awareness

The DSAGSL is involved in raising public awareness as well as advocating for the rights, dignity, and respect of individuals with Down syndrome in a variety of ways including hosting events, speaking with local news, and contributing to advocacy groups in the St. Louis area.

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21 Club & Social Events

This social group is for individuals of all abilities 21+. Hosted by the Young Friends Board of DSAGSL, the social activities are an opportunity for individuals with Down syndrome to socialize with typical peers, fostering inclusion, acceptance, and understanding.

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