Welcome to Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization, a 501(c)(3) non-profit family support and resource organization serving 400 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!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED US CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF BUDDY WALKING! 2014 WAS THE BEST BUDDY WALK EVER THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS, DONORS, PARTICIPANTS AND BUDDY WALK COMMITTEE! ALMOST 3000 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE EVENT WHICH RAISED OVER $180,000 FOR LOCAL PROGRAMS.
We are the proud recipient for the second time of a joint National Down Syndrome Congress / Global Down Syndrome Foundation Educational Grant! New dollars, awarded at the NDSC Convention in Indianapolis this summer 2014 will fund a transition program for our teens and their parents called Get A Life. The first grant, awarded summer 2012 was used to train over 200 educators 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, friends, and community members working together for over 35 years to create brighter futures for all individuals with Down syndrome in our community. Click here to find out more about what we do.
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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
Link to DSGKC Just Like You - Down Syndrome Video
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