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.”

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News and Events

Community Respite Grant Application

Do you serve Oklahoma Caregivers and their families? Are you interested in providing a Friday, Saturday or Sunday Community Respite Program for Caregivers? Grant funding may be available to help! Respite can provide a much-needed, temporary break from the often...

American Sign Language Professional Training Workshop

Date: September 28, 2019Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Location:521 W. Wilshire Blvd. Suite 130OKC, OK 73116Price: $50/ professional On Saturday, September 28, 2019, we will provide space for a phase 1 workshop designed to help all professionals understand the basics of...

Annual Meeting Recap

DSACO's Annual Meeting was held on June 22nd. Members were invited to learn about the organization's plan for the upcoming fiscal year, review the organization's activities and finances, and vote on the new slate of officers. View the 2018-2019 Annual...

Stories to “Knock Your Socks Off”

3.20 A Little Something Extra

Twelve years ago today, I was six months pregnant and I looked at my husband and said, “Do you think something could be wrong with our baby?” He looked at me with such question and said ”No, everything is fine I am sure.” Fast forward three months later to July 8,...

3.12 Don’t Limit Me!

Hello everyone my name is Heather Hancock-Blackburn. I am outgoing and a self-advocate and motivational speaker for individuals with Down syndrome. I work for the State Department of Education in Special Education as an Administrative Assistant. I am a famous point...

3.6 From Volunteer to Family

When I started occupational therapy school, I wanted to find a place that I could be involved and give back to the community and that’s how I found DSACO! After volunteering the first time two years ago, I absolutely LOVED volunteering at DSACO and have not stopped....

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521 W Wilshire Blvd., Suite 130
Oklahoma City, OK 73116