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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

Fall Programming

Every December, DSAWM families gather in Grand Rapids to visit with Santa and reconnect with friends. The Member Holiday Party will be held on Sunday, December 2nd at Meijer Gardens. Click here to RSVP.

Run, Run, 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.

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    Music Therapy

    November 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Mon 19

    Open Gym

    November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Music Therapy

    November 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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