Category: Spotlight On

Spotlight On: Eric Angelo

Eric Angelo has been selected by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) as one of the 500 people to be featured in the video presentation that is being aired in Times Square during the New York City Buddy Walk on September 12th.The Angelo Family has participated...

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...

Spotlight On: Alejandro Grajal

In just days, Woodland Park Zoo will host our 23rd annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk! We are clearly thrilled with this new partnership and spoke with the zoo’s President and CEO Alejandro Grajal about this event and the zoo’s ongoing commitment to inclusion...

Spotlight On: Erin Klones

Recently, the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound elected four new members to join our Board of Directors. We thought we'd get to know a little more about one of them, Erin Klones, in this issue of ‘Spotlight On’. Welcome to the DSC Board, Erin! Why...

Spotlight On: Nik Harber

On World Down Syndrome Day, the DSC debuted our brand new logo. The new design was a collaboration between the DSC Board of Directors and Nik Harber, graphic designer at Groovypearl Designs. We explained our vision, and he brought it to life. For this month's...

Spotlight On: Virginia Wade

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held March 18-24. 2,700 athletes from around the world will come together in Austria. One of our Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound members, Virginia Wade, will be one of those athletes! She is one of...

Spotlight On: Maura Dunn

From left: Fiona, Steve, Maura, Flannery and Faith Last year, the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound decided to hire our first employee. After a thorough interview process, we chose Maura Dunn as the DSC Program Coordinator. We decided to put the spotlight...

Spotlight On: Dev Adelman

This year you might see Dev Adelman showing off latest fashions or racing down a ski slope, when she’s not hitting the books. Dev is a very busy lady but she took a few minutes to speak to us:   1.  What do you think of when someone says DSC?  I think...

Spotlight On: Dr. Rebecca Partridge

Dr. Rebecca Partridge is a familiar name in the Down syndrome community. Not only does she lead Virginia Mason Issaquah's Down syndrome program, she is a parent to a teenager with Ds. Her unique perspective and expertise has made her a popular pediatrician...

Spotlight On: Becky Ronan

Becky Ronan is the Vice-President of the DSC Board of Directors and is a very important part of our organization. She brings to our community a unique perspective – that of a parent and a sibling. We talked with Becky about her brother, her daughter, and...