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March Meeting

Central Florida DADS is a proud community group of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida as well as part of the 60+ other DADS chapters from around the country who are Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome. It’s more than a support group…we are an ACTION group. Come have some fun with us…and come hungry! No need to...

 

Don't miss an opportunity to see nationally-known speaker Kathie Snow, who is best known for her keynote presentation "Disability is Natural", at the upcoming FREE Connecting the Dots conference, to be held on Saturday, April 11th, from 8-4pm.  This event will take place at the Christ's Church Mandarin campus location, 6045 Greenland...

Special Needs Storytime

Special Needs Storytime is a relaxed environment where we encourage ALL children to respond to the stories & activities in their own way. We also hope that children and families grow more comfortable with the library, return often, check out books, and attend other storytimes! 

Date:  Sat. February 21st...

Looking for more information about your son or daughter’s school options? Confused about inclusion, special ed, general ed, charter schools and more? The DSACF has put together a free workshop focusing on educational options for students with Down syndrome, especially for parents of preschool, elementary  and middle-school age children, from 9...

On March 28, 2015, the students of UCF's Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program are hosting the annual Let's Ignite! Building Better Bodies event from 10 am - 2 pm at Memory Mall on the UCF main campus. The goal of the event is to promote physical activity for children with disabilities within the Central Florida community. We need your help to...

A Conference Organized For Families with Special Needs By Parents Of Students with Special Needs   The focus of the PULSE conference is to provide awareness and strategies to inform, promote, and support the achievement of students with disabilities and their families. Parents, educators, administrators, advocates, self-advocates, professionals...

Making the Adult Sibling Toolkit Work

Featuring National Down Syndrome Congress

Too often, we hear from families of adults with Down syndrome that their local affiliate does an excellent job of supporting new families and those with younger children, but when it comes to providing resources for families of adults, there is not...

Bullying and Cyberbullying

This parent workshop will provide tools to assist parents in breaking the cycle of bullying and school violence. Parents will be provided information on how to recognize, define and prevent bullying. The workshop will also address cyberbullying and increase parent understanding of the language, skills,...

THE ABLE ACT IS NOW THE LAW OF THE LAND – WHAT IS NEXT? 

Tuesday, February 3 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time Presenters: Sara Hart Weir, NDSS President; Stuart Spielman, Autism Speaks Senior Policy Advisor and Council; Michael Morris, National Disability Institute Director; Catherine Beck, Advocate and Wife of Late NDSS Vice Chairman Stephen Beck Jr.;...

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