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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.


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…


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…

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…