Welcome to Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit family support and resource organization serving 350 families and dedicated to making the future brighter for individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Recipient of the 2010 National Down Syndrome Congress National Parent Group Award!
HAVE YOU REGISTERED YET FOR THE ROONEY'S 5K RUN/WALK? LET'S GET A GROUP FROM GOLD COAST DOWN SYNDROME ORGANIZATION THERE FOR A MORNING OF FAMILY FUN! CLICK THIS LINK TO GET STARTED: http://www.active.com/jupiter-fl/running/distance-running-races/7th-annual-rooney-s-5k-2014?keywords=rooney%27s+5k&adk=na
THE 24 HOUR PALM BEACH COUNTY GREAT GIVE IS COMING MAY 6TH! MAKE GOLD COAST DOWN SYNDROME ORGANIZATION YOUR LOCAL CHARITY! GIVE USING THIS LINK: http://www.greatgivepbc.org/#npo/gold-coast-down-syndrome-organization FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR REMINDERS: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Gold-Coast-Down-Syndrome-Organization/353891528893
WE'RE GETTING READY TO CELEBRATE 20 YEARS!!! MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2014 AND LOOK FOR MONTHLY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION EVENTS BEGINNING SOON! WE'RE LOOKING FOR 20 NEW TEAMS AND 20 NEW SPONSORS FOR OUR 20TH ANNIVERSARY...WE HOPE YOU'LL BE ONE OF THEM! CONTACT email@example.com for more information.
We are also the proud recipient of a joint National Down Syndrome Congress / Global Down Syndrome Foundation Educational Grant which was awarded summer 2012 at the NDSC Convention in Washington, D.C. The dollars will be used to continue our work training teachers who teach students with Down syndrome in general education classes.
Are you pregnant? Did you have a test and the results showed that you may be expecting a baby with Down syndrome? Did you have a test and the results show you are expecting a baby with Down syndrome? The information found at this link may be helpful to you and your family.
We are parents, families, and friends working together for over 33 years to create brighter futures for all individuals with Down syndrome in our community. Click here to find out more about what we do.
Inclusion is the foundation of the house. It is not a guarantee, but rather a precondition for the growth and development of full and healthy human beings.
From What is Inclusion by Jack Pearpoint & Marsha Forest
Link to NDSC "Myth Buster"
The Respect PSA
View a short video from The Foundation for a Better Life
Link to DSGKC Just Like You - Down Syndrome Video
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