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!


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

Volunteers Needed!

Trying to find a fun way to spend your summer? Come and volunteer with DSACO! The summer is our busiest time and we need lots of help! Just click the program or event below that you are interested in and sign up for whichever volunteer slot best fits your schedule!...

Meet Our Tutors

(Head Tutor) Karin Wallis Karin Wallis is a Certified Special Education teacher, Elementary Education teacher, Physical Education teacher and was the IEP Designee for K-5th grade elementary school in the 90s. She has taught in a classroom setting as well as offered...

Oklahoma STABLE Program

Launch of Oklahoma STABLE Program Scheduled for Thursday State Treasurer Ken Miller, along with advocates for individuals with disabilities, will launch the Oklahoma STABLE Program at a news conference this Thursday, May 31, at 2:00 p.m. in the Blue Room of the State...

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...

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600 NW 23rd St., Suite 206
Oklahoma City, OK 73103