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Nolan, age 2

Nolan loves learning sign language! At two and a half, he has over 130 signs in his signing vocabulary.

Pearl, age 3

William, age 8 months

Before Will was born, there was an overwhelming sense that someone was missing in our family. He has made us whole, and brought us more joy than we ever imagined.

Isla, age 1

Legend, age 9 months

Legend loves to give kisses. He sometimes gives them unexpectedly and laughs while he waits for a reaction.

Welcome!

The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan strives to create communities that embrace Down syndrome, empower individuals, and promote opportunities for meaningful lives.

¡Bienvenido! Para información en español, haga clic aquí.

 

 

happening Now

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st, 3/21, in honor of those with Down syndrome having a third copy of the 21st chromosome. On this day, individuals with Down syndrome and advocates across the world raise public awareness and advocate for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of those with Down syndrome. Click here for details about our WDSD activities.

River Bank Run 

We are thrilled to announce that DSAWM has been selected as a charity partner for the 2019 River Bank Run! Click here for details and registration information, and don’t forget to mark your calendars for race day on Saturday, May 11th, 2019.

 

stay in the know

 

to stay updated on DSAWM programming, events, and news about the West Michigan Down syndrome community.

 

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    Mon 25

    Open Gym

    March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Shape Up

    March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Tue 26

    Open Gym

    March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Music Therapy

    March 26 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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    Open Gym

    March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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