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

DSACO 2019 NDSC Convention Assistance Application

DSACO is offering monetary reimbursement for expenses involved in attending the 2019 National Down Syndrome Congress Convention in Pittsburg, PA June 27-30 2019. Reimbursement will be given in amounts up to $1,500. If paying up front will be too burdensome, applicants...

Secondary Transition Workshop Recap

We had an incredible turn out and great discussion this past weekend at our Secondary Transition Workshop presented by Melanie Berry from Oklahoma Parents Center. She provided secondary transition training targeted to our families who have a loved one with...

Tax Information and Future Donations

Click HERE to download the tax information letter   Tax Information and Future Donations January 14, 2019 Thank you for your continued support of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma. Our mission is to raise awareness and provide resources, as well...

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