Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

DSACC hosts numerous events & programs throughout the year for members and the community at large to help educate, support, create social opportunities, and raise awareness of the value and potential of those touched by Down syndrome or other developmental and cognitive diagnosis'. 

Programs and events include Relationship Training, Sib Shops, Play Groups, Support Groups, two major fundraisers and much more!

Coming Up

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Is your young adult showing interest in dating, currently dating, or are you wanting a relationship for them?  In this 10-week workshop parents and their young adults (ages 14-22 yrs old) with developmental disabilities will dissect the in’s & outs of dating/relationships...from logistics to emotions- this workshop will help your young adult & you for this next phase of growing up.

Participants will use the book “Boyfriends & Girlfriends” by Terri Couwenhoven as a guide throughout this workshop to prepare them for dating. Facilitated by Susan Akbiyikian, master psychologist, this workshop will have the group engaged in activities and conversations promoting growth and preparation for this next big chapter of life.

$30 per parent/student pair (includes snacks and a copy of the materials used) *Scholarships available

Meets every Tuesday from April 14- June 16, 2020 ***Due to the corona virus, this program will meet virtually via ZOOM meetings. Participants will be emailed logon information.
6:00-7:30 pm for 10 consecutive weeks.

More Upcoming Events

02jun6:00 pm7:30 pmDating 101

05jun6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

09jun6:00 pm7:30 pmDating 101

12jun6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

16jun6:00 pm7:30 pmDating 101

23jun6:00 pm7:30 pmDating 101

05jul6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12jul6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

01aug6:00 pm10:00 pmEvening of Stars

05aug6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12aug6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

05sep6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12sep6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

05oct6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12oct6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

17oct10:00 am5:00 pmFeaturedStep Up for Down Syndrome 2020

05nov6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12nov6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

05dec6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12dec6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

05jan6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12jan6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo

05feb6:00 pm8:00 pmParent2Parent

12feb6:00 pm8:00 pmGrupo Apoyo


To enhance the quality of life for all people whose lives are touched by Down syndrome.


We envision a community that demonstrates acceptance, inclusion and appreciation for those who have Down syndrome.