Down Syndrome Festival & 5k

Join us on September 29th, 2018, at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for our 24th walk to bring awareness to the 21st chromosome!

Energy FC All Abilities Night

Come out and support DSACO and the Energy FC Sidekicks on August 25th at Taft Stadium when the Energy FC take on Seattle Sounders 2 for All Abilities Night!

DSACO

Who are we?

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in January 2000, by parents of children with Down syndrome. The purpose of the organization is aligned with its mission which is “raise awareness and provide resources, as well as promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down syndrome.”

News and Events

Six Steps to a Successful Written Campaign

Six Steps To A Successful Written Campaign One of the most effective (and easiest) ways to raise money for the awareness walk is to launch a letter writing/e-mail campaign. Simply draft a “dear friends and family” letter explaining why you, your company, and/or family...

*NEW* Language Enrichment Class

DSACO is offering this new early development class which will address oral motor skills, speech and vocabulary. Emily Kongs, fellow DSACO mother who also has her master and Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology will be teaching this course on...

Annual Report

On June 30th DSACO met with membership at our annual meeting. We discussed our plans for the the upcoming fiscal year and talked about the organizations activities and finances. We also voted in two new board members, Catie Ross and Laura Tontz, as well as...

Our families and their stories

Trafford’s Story

Trafford Gould, born November 22, 2003 * Son of Allen and Cindy Gould * Brother of Tressa Gould, age 20; Tamra Gould, 18 and Taryn Gould, age 15 “I know this is difficult news.” Those were the words Allen and Cindy Gould received from their pediatrician two weeks...

Hayden’s Story

Hayden Holmes, born May 19, 2010 * Son of Tom and Alicia Holmes Tom and Alicia Holmes wanted to have a child, but after eight years they had not been able to conceive. Despite the disappointment, the couple moved forward together. They celebrated other milestones,...

Breanna’s Story

Breanna Robison, born January 4, 1996 * Daughter of Mark and Marji Robison * Sister of Logan Thornton, age 24 (husband Tod); and Alex Robison, age 22 * Aunt of Bryce Thornton, age 1 Mark and Marji Robison and their daughter Breanna have been a part of DSACO since the...

Located in the heart of OKC
600 NW 23rd St., Suite 206
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-600-9981
info@dsaco.org

 

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