Sharing Our Strategies

Family Events

Connect with other families at these great events for all ages and abilities!  Bring mom, dad, siblings, grandparents… the whole gang is welcome!  You can visit our website calendar to see what’s happening near you, or follow us on social media to stay current on what’s coming up!

Parent & Caregiver Support Groups

DSAGSL offers group meetings for parents and caregivers who have a similar experiences so they can share and support one another, as well as receive specialized support resources from DSAGSL and other area agencies. Groups that currently meet are:

Black Family Network – Contact Makini@dsagsl.org for more information

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Group for caregivers of individuals with Down syndrome experiencing memory loss – 2nd Thursday of the month from 9:30-11am at the DSAGSL Office – Zoom also available!

Resources for Families and Caregivers

Visit our Resources page to find information on several topics including education, health & wellness, behavior, employment, aging, and more.

Workshops

DSAGSL has workshops throughout the year on various topics such as IEP basics, Potty Training & Behavior, Puberty & Sexuality, Planning for the Future, and more.  If you have an idea for a workshop topic, please reach out to Linda@dsagsl.org!

Community Groups

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

As a member of DSAGSL, you’ll receive age appropriate resources & books in preparation for your child’s next stage in life.  Books about potty training and health related changes. Resources on research, health, education, and more. To learn more or to sign up for this program, visit our member page or email our Family Support Coordinator, Christy@dsagsl.org.

SOS Email Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive emails about tips and strategies about topics such as behavior, toilet training, visual schedules, technology, individual education plans, and more.  You can also find PDF’s of past newsletters by visiting our DSAGSL Newsletters Page.

SOS Facebook Group

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.