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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

Extra Help: Save Money on Medicare

Extra Help is a Social Security program that helps people on Medicare save an average of $4,000. per year on their Part D Medicare expenses and prescription medications.  Extra Help is for people on Social Security Disability who have Medicare, as well as those 65 and...

Article: People with Down syndrome never stop learning

View full article HERE New study details development of functional skills based on age “Contrary to some public beliefs, people with Down syndrome never stop learning, and functional skills can still be attained and improved well into adulthood.”—Brian Skotko "Once a...

Open House

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma has moved to 521 W. Wilshire Boulevard and we are thrilled to have finally settled into our new space! Please join us for our open house on December 13th from 4-7 p.m. We would love to have all of our partnering...

Our families and their stories

Hudson’s Story

Hudson's Story On Christmas Day in 2011 Jason and Eilene Franks received a gift unlike any other – the birth of their son Hudson. Shortly after welcoming Hudson into the world, the couple learned that Hudson would live his life with Down syndrome. “We didn’t have an...

Parker’s Story

Parker's Story DSACO has been a part of Parker Timmie’s life since he was four-years-old. In fact, his father Bill had the honor of filing the 501c3 form that launched DSACO as a non-profit agency in 2000. Parker and his family have been involved with DSACO in some...

Ty’s Story

Ty's Story Mandi Kaiser experienced firsthand a void in the training of modern-day medical professionals when her son Ty was born without a pre-natal diagnosis of Down syndrome. “When Ty was born he was immediately transported to NICU and I was left by myself,” Mandi...

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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