EVENTS

WDSD Art Contest

CALLING ALL ARTISTS FOR WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2023!

Deadline is December 21st, 2022

Artists—students, amateurs, and professionals—are welcome to submit their designs in any medium* (drawing, painting, digital art, collage, mixed media) via a digital photo, or scan
(*unfortunately, photography is prohibited due to rights issues).
You will receive full credit for your glorious artistic creation, which will be used on DSAO’s posters, banners, web and social media graphics.

FORMATTING GUIDELINES:
1. Your digital file must be a high resolution image of no less than 300 dpi (the higher the better).
2. Your digital file must be less than 400MB in size.
3. Include a brief (150 word maximum) “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your creative process and/or what living with DS means to you.
4. Please label your digital art file with the “title” (5 word maximum) and your name – for example, “ArtworkTitle-ArtistName”.
Once submitted no additional changes or resubmissions can be made. DSAO reserves the right to make minor edits based upon issues concerning aspect ratio, presentation clarity, and
readability.
The creator of the artwork chosen will be notified in January 2023. All submissions will be included in a slideshow of artwork to be shared on social medial on World Down Syndrome Day.
To submit your design, please visit: DSAO Art Contest and upload your file by December 21st, 2022.
Please direct any questions to: dsaoartcontest@gmail.com

 
 
HOLIDAY PARTY AND DANCE

November 2022

We  had a wonderful time at our much-loved yearly Holiday family and friends event.  Thanks goes out to all of our wonderful families and Event Elves for helping us make this event so very special.

 

 
 

DDSA SUMMER PICNIC 2022

After a 2-year hiatus, we returned to our much-loved summer tradition.  We’re happy to say that we’re back in the swing of things.  We had so much fun at this year’s DDSA Picnic.  We got to see many friend as well as create many new and wonderful connections. We can’t wait to see everyone again at our next event!

 
 

DDSA DURING COVID

COVID YEARS

Thank you to our Families, Artist Friends, Gift Bag Fillers, Volunteer Drivers and of course our many members for helpîng us get through the COVID years .  Here’s a quick review of what we did!  Enjoy the pictures.  They are sure to bring back lots of good memories.

 

 
World Down Syndrome Day

Past Event – March

Join us as we proudly raise our own DDSA World Down Syndrome Day flag to kick-off our celebrations!

Event information coming soon!

 
 PUMPKIN PATCH

Past Event – October

Pick your pumpkin and more at this event.

Event information coming soon!

 

 
 
SUMMER PICNIC

Past Event – Summer

Join us as we celebrate summer at Nova’s Ark,  with Justin Heenan of Active Start & FUNdamentals, yoga instructors, nutritionists, and more!

Event information coming soon!

 
FEBRUARY SWIM

Past Event – February

Spend the afternoon poolside & then stay for a pizza party! This is a great opportunity to splash in the water with fellow DDSA members, and catch up with friends at our first event of the year. 

 Event information coming soon!