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The Learning Program Online™

The Learning Program Online™  Education is so important to our children and parents often ask what they can do to help their child learn at home. After a successful pilot, DSACO is expanding the Learning Program Online™ to include Levels 1 and 2 and to extend to a full ten months of learning opportunities for your…

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.


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…


Family Scholarship (Awarded at World Down Syndrome Day event on March 18th– Applications must be received no later than February 17th) College scholarships are offered to self-advocates or individuals with a family member with Down syndrome. Please refer to current guidelines and applications for the 2017 year. (download guidelines and application) Conference Scholarship The Conference…

Governing Board

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Derek Graham, board Chair, has been actively involved in DSACO since 2009 and has been a board member since 2011. Derek is an attorney with the law firm of Onda LaBuhn Rankin & Boggs CO., LPA where he practices in the areas of estate planning, general business and developmental disability law. Derek frequently…