Down Syndrome Network Overview
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Target demographics: Support, advocate and educate individuals and families whose lives are impacted by Down syndrome. We provide services for children through adults with Down syndrome.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Thousands of individuals with Down syndrome and their families, immediate and indirect.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help with mailings, make copies, solicit donations for our silent auction, provide care for a child, provide transportation for young adults with Down syndrome, stuff goody bags for our various events...
Geographic areas served: Maricopa County, AZ
Programs: Parents and Schools in Partnership, New Parent Outreach, Parent to Parent Outreach, Community Education Workshops, Medical Education and Outreach, Young Adult Group, Family Connections, Interactive Social Networking, DSNetwork Calendar, A Day in the Life Elementary Education, Affiliates in Action, Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk for Awareness and Acceptance
Medical lecture series to healthcare professionals
Free Medical Conference for families
Monthly play groups and quarterly social events
Step Up for Down syndrome Walk for Awareness and Acceptance in October
Young Adult Group