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Meet Melissa!

Welcome to the DSIA Board of Directors – Melissa Armstrong Melissa is a stay-at-Home mother to 2 little boys- Auggy (8), and Michael (5). Mikey was born with DS, and at the time her family lived in Monterey. Now, Melissa, her boys, and her husband, David live in Yuba City. Before she was a mom, Melissa […]

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The DSIA APP is here!

Search DSIA on iTunes or Google Play and download the free app now!

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Truth or Dare

Guest blogger: Beth Foraker  “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived or dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.”   — John F. Kennedy   Tell me the truth… stop and really consider it. How do you feel about Down syndrome?   Does it gross you out? […]

Meet Shannon Murphy

I graduated from San Diego State University in May of 2012, with my Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  During my time at SDSU, my involvement with the California Nursing Students Association taught me the power that a group of committed individuals can have, and the personal rewards that come with making a difference in the […]

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DSIA Presents $600 to Luke Barnes

  On June 7th, DSIA was excited and pleased to present Luke Barnes, the Sac State student with Down syndrome who was scammed out of $600, a check for the money he lost. Click image to watch the News 10 story. Here is what his family had to say: Hi there, I am Leisa Faulkner, […]

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DSIA Offers to Help Luke

 DSIA Raises $600 and Offers a $1000 Reward  The Down Syndrome Information Alliance has issued a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the two individuals who are alleged to have scammed a Sacramento State University student with Down syndrome out of hundreds of dollars on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The […]

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Down syndrome in the News

Guest blogger: Brittany Brouchard Brittany is a business professional with an area of specialty in Marketing, Public Relations, and Event Planning. She earned her bachelors degree from Sonoma State University and has held positions with an array of organizations such as the California Exposition and State Fair and Sonoma State Entrepreneurial Activities. She currently works […]

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Step Up 2012 – What a Great Day!

Thank you all who supported, walked and came out to celebrate Down syndrome!  What a BRIGHT, SUNNY AND FUN DAY for the Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk – DSIA’s 8th Annual Walk. The Walk had it all – old friends, new friends, great vendors, fabulous volunteers, wonderful entertainment, fantastic food, and……the Walk raised $50,000 that […]

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Amazing Things are Happening with DSIA!

Guest blogger: Lisa L. Massi Lindsey, Ph.D. Over the last few years DSIA’s Board of Directors and part-time Program Coordinator have worked diligently to make DSIA a strong grassroots movement for our local Down syndrome community. The Board continues to grow – if you haven’t checked out who is on the Board recently, check it […]

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Our Sponsors

Thank you to all of our sponsors and donors whose generosity makes everything we do possible. Check out our current sponsors and let them know how much you appreciate their support!

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DSIA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Tax I.D. 20-1702399

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