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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? […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]