Category: DSC News

Dustin Kaufman Drum Lessons

Dustin Kaufman has partnered with the DSC to provide virtual weekly lessons to DSC members. Dustin Kaufman has over 20 years of drumming experience with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from The New School, Masters of Music Degree from Manhattan School of...

Speaker Series: DDA Funding

Applying for services from Washington State's Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) but unclear about how to get and use DDA funding? On Wednesday, April 21st DSC hosted an expert panel to explore the topic of DDA funding and why it’s important...

Spotlight On: Faith Dunn

DSC community member Faith Dunn made Roosevelt High School History when she scored the first run on the Slow Pitch Softball Team. This month we interviewed Faith to learn more about the softball team and what inclusion...

Spotlight On: The Lyman Family

DSC parent Matt Lyman will be celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a 3-day bike ride from Bellingham, WA to Portland, OR. This month we interviewed him to learn more about his family's involvement with the DSC and what inspired...

321 for 3/21

The Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound (DSC) is proud to present 321 for 3/21, a 3-day bike ride in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day.Trisomy 21 is the most common type of Down syndrome caused by an extra (third)...

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-Out Recommendations for People with Down Syndrome* Update as of March 4, 2021 The Washington State Department of Health has updated their COVID-19 vaccine guidance document to clarify that ALL caregivers of children or adults...

Spotlight On: Joey Kane

We are so fortunate to have a self-advocate on the DSC Board of Directors. This month we interviewed Joey Kane, to learn more about his job and his involvement with the DSC.What is your favorite part about being on the DSC Board of Directors?My favorite part...

Spotlight On: The Criss Family

We are so fortunate to have so many amazing families in the DSC. We interviewed Courtney Criss, DSC parent and instructor for the Ready, Set, Kindergarten Program, to learn how the DSC has impacted her family.   Tell us how the DSC has impacted your family...

Spotlight On: Raechel Benson

We are so proud that DSC member, Raechel Benson, will be participating in the Miss Washington Teen USA Pageant later this month where she will be the first participant to have Down syndrome. We interviewed Raechel to learn more about her favorite DSC events...

Spotlight On: The Baker Family

To get some pandemic and Learning Program perspective from our community, we spoke with Jacque Baker about how her daughter, Madeline, who has benefited from Learning Program in the past and now applies the program to the present. How are you spending your...