Welcome to the Northwest Down Syndrome Association
NWDSA has been a parent-driven family support network since 1997. NWDSA’s mission is to create and nurture a loving and inclusive community celebrating every person with a disability including Down syndrome.
NWDSA will accomplish this mission by empowering and supporting families and individuals who have been touched by developmental disability. Together with our cross-disability sister project, All Born (In), founded in 2006, we will work to increase education, promote public understanding and acceptance, work toward full inclusion, and defend the civil rights of individuals with Down syndrome. Our vision also embraces professionals and the cross-disability community. Our statement of values is the core of our organization and the basis for how we make decisions to support our mission.
We believe that relationships are the cornerstones of our organization and that they should be both honored and nurtured.
Play Groups & Drop In
Community Drop In Hours
Every Thursday, Noon – 2 PM
NWDSA Resourcefulness Center
Closed Dec 14 – 28. Phone support available Mon – Thurs through Dec 14.
Open Arms Play Group – Portland
2nd Monday of the month
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Earl Boyles Elementary School
Open Arms Play Group – Vancouver
1st Sat of the month
Unitarian Universalist Church
2nd Sat of each month, 2-4 PM
St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Vancouver
La Asociación del Síndrome de Down del Noroeste (NWDSA) ofrece apoyo a personas con síndrome de Down y sus familias.
Recursos en Español
- Vea nuestros recursos en español
- Solicite una nueva guía para padres, esta guia es parte de nuestros recursos gratuitos para padres nuevos o futuros padres de bebés con síndrome de Down
Reunion para padres que tienen hijos con deseabilidades
2 ° y 4 ° miércoles de cada mes. Para mas detalles haga click aqui.