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The Learning Program Online™

The Learning Program Online™  The Learning Program is an educational program committed to helping children with Down syndrome succeed. A nationally-recognized model for parent-focused educational intervention developed by the Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County, California (DSF), this program is grounded on evidence-based approaches to teaching children with Down syndrome developed by world-recognized leaders in…

Summer Learning Academy

                    Summer Learning Academy Expanding!          “Academics Through the Arts” DSACO is proud to host a new and improved version of our Summer Learning Academy!  The  Columbus location  will serve students who have completed grades 1-4. New this summer, we will be piloting two additional locations: Lancaster and Newark.  The new locations will have abbreviated…

Programs & Services Overview

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO) is the leading source of information, support and referral assistance to over 1,200 families and professionals throughout 23 counties in Central Ohio.

Teacher Resources

National Organizations The American Speech and Language Hearing Association: national organization committed to ensuring that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders receive services to help them communicate effectively. The Arc: promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the…

DSACO Team

Kari Jones, President & CEO, joined the DSACO team in January 2014. Prior to her start with DSACO, she served as Executive Director for Embracing Autism and Director of Supported Living at Goodwill Columbus. As President & CEO, Kari is charged with providing strategic direction, development, and ensuring the memberships’ needs are satisfied. Kari is…

Scholarships

Conference Scholarship The Conference Scholarship Fund was designed to assist members who wished to attend conferences of subject matter that would be informative and useful to them and/or their family. (download guidelines and application). Ann Barbour Music & Performing Arts Scholarship Ann Barbour Memorial Scholarships are available to individuals with Down syndrome to fulfill their goals in pursuing…

Living Happy & Healthy

Living Happy & Healthy! Saturdays: February 24, March 3 and March 10 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (includes lunch) plus 6 follow-up activities, dates and locations TBD Ages 16+ DSACO office Fee: $50 *DSACO’s Recreation Scholarships may be used for this program. A healthy lifestyle is more than eating right or getting exercise. It’s about…

Behavior

Dr. David Stein, Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, shares insights on behavior and Down syndrome in this practical and reader-friendly Behavior Guide for Down syndrome.       Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) is a prevention-oriented way for school personnel to (a) organize evidence-based practices, (b) improve their implementation…

IMPACT Safety

Saturday, February 10 | 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. DSACO office | Fee: $10 Open to persons 14+. Space is limited to 14 participants. IMPACT Safety has a history of successfully teaching personal safety and self-protection skills to people with cognitive, physical, or emotional disabilities. Through IMPACT workshops, teens and adults are offered a safe and…

Governing Board

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Angie Lewis, Board Chair, has been an active board member since September 2014, serving as Treasurer from 2014-2017. Angie is a CPA and Managing Director in the Crowe Horwath LLP National Office where her responsibilities include providing guidance on matters related to accounting, auditing, and compliance in the government, higher education, and not-for-profit…