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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...

Spotlight On: Charlotte Fien

Charlotte (Charlie) Fien is a DSC Community Member who has spent years advocating for individuals with Down syndrome. As a self-advocate she spoke at the United Nations- Geneva in 2018. She will be getting married to her fiancé Riley this summer. This month...

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: 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...