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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.

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happening Now

The Winners Cup Benefit

Winners Cup is an annual Kentucky Derby party and auction to benefit the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan Foundation (DSAWMF), which helps to fund the vital supports, programs, and services provided by DSAWM. The 2019 Winners Cup Benefit will be Saturday, May 4th at Kent Country Club. Click here to purchase tickets.

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.

Friends Just Like Me

Join us in celebrating loved ones with Down syndrome and honoring Audrey Jandernoa and the Red Glasses Movement at the Children’s Museum on May 15th. This evening of play is open to any West Michigan family raising a child with Down syndrome. Click here for more details.

 

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    Fri 26

    Open Gym

    April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Young Athletes

    April 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    Open Gym

    April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Mon 29

    Open Gym

    April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Shape Up

    April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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