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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.


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


La misión de la Asociación es ser una organización de recursos y apoyo que promueve la conciencia pública y apoya oportunidades para individuos con el síndrome de Down y sus familias por todas sus vidas.

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DSAWM Board of Director Openings
DSAWM is preparing to fill a open seat on our Board of Directors in November, and more in 2017.  Click here to see how you can serve as a leader in the West Michigan Down syndrome community!

Thanksgiving Hours
DSAWM office will be closed November 23-25th for Thanksgiving.

Holiday Assistance Application
Are financial circumstances preventing you from providing gifts for your children this holiday season? Discount Tire and Driven to Care have partnered with us again to provide holiday assistance to DSAWM families in need.  Click here for an application.

2015 Annual Report
The DSAWM 2015 Annual Report is now available.  Click here to learn about our impact