New and Expectant Parent Resources
Welcoming a new member into your family is a wonderful experience filled with excitement and nerves and joy and love. Learn more about what a pre or postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome means for you, your family, and your baby.
New Parent Mentoring Program
If you are a new parent and would like to find out more about being matched with a mentor, or if you are interested in becoming a New Parent Mentor, contact Family Support Coordinator
Christy Klaus at 314-961-2504 or Christy@dsagsl.org
Resources for Families and Caregivers
Visit our Resources page to find information on several topics including education, health & wellness, behavior, employment, aging, and more.
DSAGSL has several videos on various topics, as well as some that are just plain fun!
Community Groups provide information, resources and emotional support to each of the families connected within the group. They are based on location, age, relationship to person with Down syndrome, culture and/or native language and run independently of each other.
Ages & Stages Resource Program
Down Syndrome Education Specialist Program
Down Syndrome Education Specialist program is for educators, parents, and other education professionals. It provides tools and resources on how to create a meaningful educational experience for students with Down syndrome, as well as an on-going support system.
We host many events throughout the year and most are for individuals of all ages and abilities and their families! Check out our calendar of events to see what’s coming up soon, or check out our events page for a list and description of events.
Workshops & Conferences
These can vary in topic, date, and location. In partnership with area organizations, DSAGSL has previously had conferences on Employment, Health, IEPs, and MO ABLE accounts.
Sharing Our Strategies
Join our mailing list to receive emails about tips and strategies about topics such as behavior, toliet training, visual schedules, technology, individual education plans, and more.
Join the private Facebook Group- Sharing Our Strategies. This group is for parents and caregivers to ask questions, and share information and referrals with each other.