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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!

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.

Para información en español, haga clic aquí.

  

HAPPENING NOW

Celebrate the new year with FREE programs for 2017!
DSAWM Family Membership, there are no fees for our programs!  Click here to sign up.

DSAWM Board of Director Openings
DSAWM is preparing to fill openings on our Board of Directors in May. Self-advocates, caregivers, and members of the West Michigan community interested in applying, please notify DSAWM Executive Director April Sawhill at april@dsawm.org by February 13.  Click here to see how you can serve as a leader in the Down syndrome community!

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

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    Sat 21

    Tiny Talkers

    January 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Kids & Family Expo

    January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sat 21

    Wordplay

    January 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Sat 21

    Open Gym

    January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Mon 23

    Open Gym

    January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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