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The Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound (DSC) has been an active group of parents, caregivers, family members, friends, neighbors, and self advocates in the Northwest since 1988. Since then, the DSC has hosted community events, organized educational series...

Dine Out for Ds with the DSC!

We are very excited to announce that for World Down Syndrome Day we have partnered with Pecado Bueno and Airways Brewing and Bistro to do a Dine Out for Ds event! Tuesday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (because it is the 3rd replication of the 21st...

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...

Holiday Shopping with the DSC

Did you know that it is easy to donate to the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound simply by doing your holiday shopping? It’s true, you can. With AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support organizations like the DSC every time you...

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...

Spotlight On: Phillip Thelin

You may not know Phillip Thelin, but if you’ve been to a Puget Sound Buddy Walk in recent years you know his talent. He’s the awesome bagpiper who has led the walk around the Seattle Center for years. His grandfather, Bill Ross, was the first to start...

Spotlight On: Linda Michael

Linda and Brian With the 20th year of the Puget Sound Buddy Walk® upon us, we thought we’d touch base with a DSC member who has been there since the beginning. Linda Michael has been on the Buddy Walk committee for many of the past 20 years. Here, she...