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PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES
New Parent Outreach
When a parent finds out their child has Down syndrome, either pre- or postnatal, DSNetwork personally connects them to provide current information and parent mentoring opportunities for them to learn and navigate through the very complex process of how to care for their child. More >>
Connecting 321 is a networking group that offers a safe place to share the joys and challenges of raising a child with Down syndrome. You can network with other families who have a child with Down syndrome, learn and share information and ideas. More >>
Tweens and Teens CAN!
WHO: Tweens and Teens (ages 8-18) with Down syndrome
WHAT: The program provides an opportunity for fun social activities, educational opportunities, and friendships for Tweens and Teens with Down syndrome.
WHEN: 3rd Saturday of every month, 2-4 pm
REGISTER ONLINE—LIMITED SPACE More >>
Young Adult Group (ages 18+) program
provides community-based social opportunities/activities for individuals with Down syndrome to socialize and meet friends, both typical peers and those with disabilities. These activities are designed to help young adults connect with one another and celebrate their unique nature in a supportive atmosphere. Activities include sports games, themed parties, outings to attractions, movies and more.
(Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome)
WHEN: The 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 6:00 pm
WHERE: The Old Spaghetti Factory in Phoenix
RSVP to DADS@DSNetworkAZ.org
Moms’ Night Out (MNO) is a Down Syndrome Network program for women who have a child with Down syndrome. MNO events create opportunities for mothers to gather with friends, share and connect, and foster friendships in a supportive and fun environment. More >>
Aging Matters is a program tailored for our aging older Down syndrome population (ages 30+). Aging really does matter and the quality of life for our aging population should be the BEST: B – Better Socialization
E – Exercise and Healthy Eating Awareness | S – Self Expression through Music and Art
T – Time for FUN with Peers
CJ Udall Memorial Scholarship Fund
In memory of CJ Udall, whose positive attitude and enthusiasm for life continues to inspire others to explore adventurous opportunities. More>>
These are exciting times in the world of Down syndrome research! Learn about current studies and opportunities. More>>
DSNetwork is a nonprofit educational organization, a large part of our success is due to financial support from generous sponsors. More >>
See the wonderful abilities and potential of people with Down syndrome. More >>
DSNetwork offers these resources for parents and professionals to better serve children and adults with Down syndrome. More >>
The Pediatric Down Syndrome Clinic at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary clinic focused on the coordinated care and management of children with Down syndrome. More >>
Contact: Kiran Aurora, M.Ed., Program Coordinator
602-933-2327 | KAurora1@PhoenixChildrens.com
If you have arrived here, there is a good chance you have received news you did not expect. More >>