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DSIA Events

Events

We offer events for children, self-advocates, and families year round. Most events are free, and DSIA members receive substantial discounts on events that require a fee. Check out our upcoming activities!

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the 2014 calendar!

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the 2014 calendar in Spanish!

 

Inclusion Summit 2014
September 19
Sierra 2 Center (Curtis Hall) 
2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
 

The Inclusion Summit provides education staff with key information and helpful take-aways for
including students with disabilities in general education classrooms. The Summit is FREE for all K-12
educators – from Directors of Special Education, SELPA Directors, Program Specialists, and school
Principals, to GenEd and SpEd teachers, speech therapists, OTs, PTs, school psychologists,
paraeducators, behaviorists… anyone & everyone who supports students who are served on an IEP
and/or 504 plan. Space is very limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please note the
Summit is for K-12 educators only.

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the flier for this event.

Registration150

 

 

Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Random Acts of Kindness
October

Celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month by doing one Random Act of Kindness (RAOK) a day. More information, ideas and RAOK cards to come soon.

 

3rd Annual Walking Angels Fundraiser
October 18 | 4p
 

Carnival games, Stuffed Animal Walk, Halloween Pageant, food, prizes, raffle, a special Princess guest and much more!

This fundraiser benefits the Down Syndrome Information Alliance.

CLICK HERE for more information

CLICK HERE to enter the Pumpkin Pageant

 

The Age of Change Workshop – Dr. Dennis McGuire
November 8 |8:30 am – 4:00 pm 
UC Davis MIND Institute | 2825 50th Street | Sacramento, CA 95817

Workshop topics include:

  • Promoting strengths and creative potential in persons with Down Syndrome : Social skills
  • Promoting strengths and creative potential in persons with Down Syndrome : Grooves, visual memory and cues
  • Promoting self esteem and safety
  • Promoting mental wellness and healthy aging

About Dr. Dennis McGuire:
McGuire has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities and is the former Director of Psychosocial Services for the Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital in suburban Chicago, the largest, most prestigious clinic for adults with Down syndrome in the United States. He helped establish the center, which serves over 4,000 unique adult patients with Down syndrome each year.

Registration fee covers a light breakfast and lunch.

$35 non-member |$25 DSIA members

Registration must be purchased by November 5th

Registration150

 

 

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the flier for this event.

10th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk and NEW THIS YEAR – 5k RUN!
November 9
William Land Park

$10 / adults (ages 12 and over) Early Bird Special if you Register by August 31, 2014
$15 / adults
$20 / adults after Sunday, October 19, 2014 at midnight

$6 / children (ages 11 and under) Early Bird Special if you Register by August 31, 2014
$8 / children
$10 / children after Sunday, October 19, 2014 at midnight

Step Up 5K Run

$20 / adults (ages 12 and over) Early Bird Special if you Register by August 31, 2014
$30 / adults
$35 / adults after Sunday, October 19, 2014 at midnight

$15 / children (ages 11 and under) Early Bird Special if you Register by August 31, 2014
$20 / children
$25 / children after Sunday, October 19, 2014 at midnight

This is your big chance to give back! DSIA needs your help raising funds to continue our programs and outreach into 2015 and beyond.

Your participation not only increases awareness and celebrates hope, it also ensures that DSIA will be able to continue to provide support, education, resources, and much-needed (and loved!) events to our community.

CLICK HERE to learn more

CLICK HERE to register, create a team or join a team now!

 

Wacky Tacky
November 24 | 9am
Wacky Tacky, 7351 Galilee Rd #160, Roseville, CA 95678

More information to come soon.

 

Holiday Breakfast with Santa
December 6 | 10am

More information to come soon.

 

Self Advocates – Teen and Adult Activities
3rd Saturday of the Month

 

New Parent Support Meetings
3rd Thursday of the Month

 

Past 2014 Events

 

Oral Placement Therapy Workshop – Sara Rosenfeld Johnson | January 6

CLICK HERE to view/download the powerpoint from this presentation

Oral Placement Therapy Clinics – Sara Rosenfeld Johnson | January 8-9

Down Syndrome 101 for Educators | March 6

CLICK HERE to view/download the powerpoint from this presentation

World Down Syndrome Awareness Day | March 21

1st Annual Spring Carnival sponsored by Kennedy Pageant Productions | April 12

BIG Day of Giving | May 6

Keep Calm & Prepare for your 1st IEP | May 10

Picnic and DreamNight at the Sacramento Zoo | June 6

Playdate at the Park | June 21

Nightslides at Sunsplash | July 21

DSIA BBQ | August 10

 

 

 

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!

Tax ID

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

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