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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.

  

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DSAWM is accepting applications for Educator of the Year through March 31st.  Winners will be honored at the 2017 Winners Cup Benefit on Saturday, May 6th at Kent Country Club.  Click here for details and nomination form.

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2015 Annual Report

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    Mon 27

    Open Gym

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

    March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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    Open Gym

    March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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