Our mission is to provide support, resources and tools for
individuals with Down syndrome, their families and networks.

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Three main serving areas including:

•Wichita and surrounding communities
•Garden City and surrounding communities
•Hutchinson and surrounding communities

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We are proud to welcome over 20 new families annually

•DSSW provides support and programs for infants, through adulthood
•Families with new babies are given a special basket full of resources,
gifts and books to assist them on their journey
Families with older individuals are welcomed with a special book and resource cards for connections

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We provide support and resources to ALL

•We provide support to Spanish-speaking families regularly
•We gladly serve individuals with Down syndrome of all ages
•We maintain healthy relationships with area agencies who provide services outside of our scope

We serve 300+ families in the
lower 1/3 and western communities of Kansas

275+ volunteers yearly

2019 Board of Directors

Jennifer Allen, treasurer

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, chtd.

Alicia Grissom, vice president

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Beth Hollenbeck, secretary

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Michael Jensen, president

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Tamara Petrin

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Briann Schrader

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Alicia Simon

Allen, Gibbs, & Houlik

Ivory Reed

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Tim Rozzell

6 Meridian

Denise Sawyer

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A safe space highlighting capabilities
rather than emphasizing disabilities