The 8th Annual Step UP for Down Syndrome 5K & Family Festival was a HUGE Success. Over 1,000 participants, 175 volunteers, 83 amazing sponsors and 16 exhibitors came together at the Innsbrook Pavilion on October 11, 2014 to Celebrate Down syndrome. Thanks to YOU, DSAGR raised over $118,000 to continue to change the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families!
Free Life in the Community Conference & Resource Fair sponsored by DSAGR, Hanover Arc and the Autism Society of Central Virginia
November 15, 2014, 8:30-4:30pm (FREE), River Road United Methodist Church
For Students and Adults with Developmental Disabilities & Families, Educators and Service Providers
Keynote and Breakout Sessions: Pat Carver (Community Drive) Building circles of family and community support, self-determination and person-centered planning
Additional Session Topics:
Residential Panel, Post-Secondary Education, Medicaid Waivers and Advocacy
(New) Legislative Panel: meet your legislators, learn their views on developmental disabilities issues and share your thoughts
Our first DSAGR annual campaign is designed to promote education, advocacy, friendship and independence as we believe that all individuals with Down syndrome are productive and valued members of their community.Please consider a donation to DSAGR as we continue our existing programs and grow in response to the need of our membership - Make a Difference Here.
And please take a moment to watch and share our Video to see the cause of our celebration, inspiration and passion.
DSAGR had an amazing year in 2013. Read all about it in the Annual Report.
Monthly meetings are generally held on the third Friday of each month. Dinner 6-6:45pm & Presentation 6:45-8:30pm. Location and additional meeting details will be announced in advance. Dinner and childcare are generally provided and a small donation will be collected. Meetings are open to DSAGR members in addition to the general public, including educators, physicians, providers, friends, etc. Please RSVP to email@example.com at least 2 days before the meeting so we can provide adequate food and childcare. You MUST make a reservation for childcare for children age 5 and under.
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