Red Carpet Ball photos are now available for viewing!
DSAOC's Red Carpet Ball, an annual dinner and dance for teens and adults with Down syndrome, took place on February 23rd this year. Photos from the event are now available for viewing.
Visit our Red Carpet Ball photo gallery
DSAOC teams up with The Hamper for a week long fundraising and awareness raising campaign, through "wear something meaningful - start a conversation" t-shirt sales.
For more information, visit www.thehamper.org.
2013 Bike Camp: Monday, August 5th through Friday, August 9th
Registration for Bike Camp 2013 begins March 4th and extends until April 12th. We are thrilled that this year's Bike Camp is being sponsored by the Pujols Family Foundation! This annual camp, brought to Orange County families by DSAOC in partnership with UCP-OC, teaches individuals with disabilities to ride conventional bikes without training wheels.
To learn more about Bike Camp click here.
New DSAOC Circle of Friends Support & Networking Group
Coming to DSAOC on Thursday, April 18, and continuing the 3rd Thursday of each month, this new Circle of Friends Support & Networking Group will focus on families who have children with a dual diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism (DS-ASD).
For more information on this group, please e-mail email@example.com
New Dad's Group starting at DSAOC
DSAOC Dads represents a team of men who strive for the mission and goals of the Down Syndrome Association of Orange County. Our community brings dads, grandfathers, and friends together to not only participate in DSAOC activities and events, but to also build friendships, hang out, and help others when needed.
If you are interested in being a part of this exciting new group, please download a registration interest form and mail, fax or e-mail it to DSAOC - firstname.lastname@example.org
DSAOC thanks the Festival of Children Foundation!
DSAOC receives a generous grant from the Festival of Children Foundation to support our teen/adult Book Club & Reading Program, pilot to begin in the Summer of 2013.
For more information on this program e-mail Joanna Harvey at email@example.com
DSAOC thanks Ingram Micro!
The Ingram Micro Philanthropy Committee voted DSAOC to be one of their six beneficiaries at their annual Golf Tournament this year. Funding will support our teen/adult programs and services.
New DSAOC program with Signing Time starts this evening
DSAOC kicks off their new 16-week sign language class starting February 4th in partnership with Annie at Signing Time. Classes will be held every Monday, except holidays, from 6:30-7:30PM ($10 per child, per class - family can attend with child at no extra cost. Payment due to the instructor).
New Community Corner posted on DSAOC website!
DSAOC is proud to bring you a new episode of Community Corner, recently posted on the DSAOC website. Community Corner shares the stories of individuals with Down syndrome and the people and organizations making a difference in their lives.
To view current and past episodes click here.