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DSIA Events


We offer events for children, self-advocates, and families year round. DSIA members receive substantial discounts on events that require a fee. For discounts to be applicable, DSIA memberships must be active 7 business days prior to the event. CLICK HERE to become a member.

Otherwise otherwise specified, DSIA events are open to the entire family! Please join us! 

In addition, many of our community partners offer events or activities for families and individuals who have a disability. Please CLICK HERE to learn more.

Hip Hop w. Darina for Self-Advocates (ages 16+)

May 20th |6:30pm-8:30pm

Sierra 2 Community Center, Studio 1 | 2791 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95818

  • 6:15pm Sign-In
  • 6:30pm Activity begins and Parents/Caregiver leave
  • 8:15pm Parents/Caregiver return

Parents/Caregivers are encouraged to drop off their self-advocate(s) for a night of fun – all on their own. Parents will gather at a nearby location for conversation.




iCan Shine Bike Camp

June 19-23

$275 / non-members

$200 / members

For discounts to be applicable, DSIA memberships must be active 7 business days prior to the event. CLICK HERE to become a member.

UPDATE: Registration will open March 15th to the general public. We will open registration on March 14th to DSIA members ONLY! You must have an active membership Prior to March 8th to be eligible for this offer.

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.


NDSC National Convention

July 20-23, 2017

Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

CLICK HERE to learn more!

Past Events

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Approach

Friday and Saturday, January 20 & 21st, 2017

Sacramento County Office of Education | 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655
(Click here for directions)

Presenter: Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP


Self Advocate (ages 16+) Karaoke 

January 21st | 6:00-8:00pm 


Solano County PlayDate

Feb 4th |  3pm-5pm

Imagine That | 848-B Alamo Dr. (Alamo Plaza), Vacaville, CA 95688


Advocacy with Sara Weir, President of the National Down Syndrome Society

February 16th | 6:30pm

Sacramento County Office of Education | David P. Meaney Education Center | 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655

CLICK HERE for the PDF of the Powerpoint for this Presentation.

CLICK HERE for the #DSWORKS handout

CLICK HERE for the Able Act FAQ.


Glow Bowling for Self – Advocates (ages 16 +) 

February 18 | 6-8pm


Archery for Self Advocates (ages 16+)

March 11 | 3pm 

Cancelled due to low RSVP numbers.


World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

March 21st | 11am-11pm



By participating in DSIA events, you give your consent to the Down Syndrome Information Alliance to use your child’s name and likeness in promotional and educational materials produced by the DSIA for general distribution.  You allow this usage without payment or royalty, in connection with a written/printed brochure, poster, and other similar materials as well as video production that may be used publicly by DSIA and its partners and agents as well as in connection with electronic forms of media, that will be used to increase the awareness about the organization or issues affecting those with Down syndrome. 

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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