We have several programs to help you in your new life as a caretaker of a child with Down Sydrome. Connect with us at the home office or one of our chapters

  1. NEW PARENT WELCOME FOLDERS to all AZ birthing hospitals.
  2. NEW PARENT GIFT PACKAGES ($200 value ) filled with books, DVDs, CDs about Down syndrome. (free to families)
  3. PLAY GROUPS for children with Down syndrome and their siblings.
  4. PARENT SUPPORT MEETINGS (Valley-Wide- English and Spanish) that address educational, legislative and medical issues regarding individuals who have Down syndrome.
  5. Quarterly uplifting NEWSLETTERS for families and professionals.
  6. PROUD PARENT EMAIL LIST to network families and professionals.
  7. LENDING LIBRARY
  8. ASSISTANCE, KNOWLEDGE and RESOURCES for developing effective IEPs (Individual Educational Plan) and DDD eligibility (Division of Developmental Disabilities)
  9. PARTNERING with other services agencies: DDD, AZiep, and Raising Special Kids, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s, Carden’s Children’s Hospial, and all birthing hosptials.
  10. GREAT SOCIAL EVENTS including our annual SHARING DOWN SYNDROME WALK, (1 mile stroller friendly walk), Easter Egg Hunt, Breakfast with Santa, Play Groups, New Parent Dessert Nights & much more! (See photos at www.sdsaphotos.com)
  11. PHONE SUPPORT
  12. ANGEL BABY ADOPTION
  13. SHARING GOOD GRIEF (Bereavement Support)