Why We Need ‘Useless’ People

Babies with Down syndrome are aborted all over the world for being 'a burden to society.' Here's how we can advocate for them. AMY JULIA BECKER My daughter Penny is in the fifth grade. She just went away for the weekend with her best friend and her family for the first time. She wears glasses. She feels nervous around dogs. She loves reading and spelling and recently asked her Prayer Buddy at church to pray for her about learning how to add fractions. She is responsible, smart, talented, and loving. She also has Down syndrome. Learn More Here


National Down Syndrome Congress will hold their annual convention in Sacramento California this year, July 21-23! If you are new to the world of Down syndrome, this annual conference is a phenomenal event that helps us all get up to speed on the best information, tools, strategies, etc, that help us help our family members, AND, you meet some of the most wonderful people in the world! Registration for the NDSC Conference will open on April 10, 2017. Learn More Here

A Tough Cookie – Leading By Example

LOHS senior Jenny Kwon coaches special needs students and raises funds for nonprofits

Jenny Kwon is one tough cookie — a hard-working baker who's always giving of her time.

The Lake Oswego High School senior finds the time to serve as co-editor-in-chief of the student newspaper Lake Views, Associated Student Body's clubs and committees director and president of her school's chapter of National Honor Society.

For three months this past summer, she served as a project management intern at Bonneville Power Administration in Portland.

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press & Media|0 Comments

Family Dance Class February 25th

One hour family dance class, based on Zumba, sponsored by the DSNO.

Inclusive of all children and their families.

Free to DSNO members and Boom members and their families.

This is a family event, not a drop-off event, childcare is NOT being provided - so please plan accordingly if you need childcare assistance.

Learn More Here

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Activities|0 Comments
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