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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

The Inclusive Life

The Inclusive Life

THE INCLUSIVE LIFE by Bobby Kern There is power in an inclusive life. When my son Josiah was still in utero, we found out that he had an extra chromosome. In the weeks and months that followed I was crushed. I assumed that all the dreams that I had for raising a son...

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

DONATE WHAT IS GIVING TUESDAY? #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in countries around the world. We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On...

NDSS Adult Summit Application

NDSS Adult Summit Application

May 7-9, 2020 Phoenix Arizona Application DEADLINE: January 6, 2020 The 2020 NDSS Adult Summit is open to all individuals who play any role in the life of individuals who have Down syndrome or are within the intellectual/developmental disability community with a...

Stories to “Knock Your Socks Off”

3.20 A Little Something Extra

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!

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

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....

Located in the heart of OKC
521 W Wilshire Blvd., Suite 130
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
405-600-9981
info@dsaco.org

 

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