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Our Mission is to educate stakeholders, unite our community, and build bridges between worlds, so that individuals with Down syndrome and their families are connected to opportunities for an amazing life.

Founded in 1979, The Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA) is a 501 (c)(3) Georgia non-profit organization dedicated to providing individuals with Down syndrome and their families life-long community connections. 

Join us on Sunday, October 19th at Centennial Olympic park for the 17th annual Buddy Walk Atlanta!

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Register your team or donate today at https://www.ds-stride.org/atlantabuddywalk!

People with Down syndrome, families and friends will walk a ½ mile route around Centennial Olympic Park where attendees enjoy live music, entertainment, games, bounce houses and many other family oriented activities.


D.A.D.S. will host their 4th Annual Golf Tournament at beautiful Bear's Best Atlanta in Suwanee on October 24th, 2014.

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Each golfer will receive lunch, dinner, and a goodie bag.  Spots sell out fast so grab yours today here!

Thanks to all the players and sponsors that continue to make this event a success.  In 2013 D.A.D.S raised over $20,000 at the tournament for a three year total of $46,000 for the Atlanta Down syndrome community.


Join us Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Summits Wayside Tavern in Snellville, GA for the inaugural DSAA D.A.D.S. Motorcycle Ride!

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Tickets are $15 per rider plus $5 per passenger and can be purchased here: http://www.dsaatl.org/motorcycle_ride.

In honor of: Zakk Harmon

Please come out and join us for the first D.A.D.S (Dads Advocating Down Syndrome) benefit ride.  This ride has been organized with the cooperation with DSAA (Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta) and One Eyed Willie.  The ride will head east from Snellville to Hard Labor Creek State Park.  We will travel through Social Circle and end at Summits Wayside for food and beverage.

Kickstands up at 11am!


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    Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 10:00 AM · 15 rsvps
    Urban Family Practice at 2520 Windy Hill Road, Suite 303, Marietta, GA 30067

    Education Days

    The Adult Down Syndrome Program Announces
    Bringing it all Home: Creating a Medical Home for Adolescents and Adults with Down syndrome
    • Come meet our NEW and expanded ADSP interdisciplinary team
    • Find out what is meant by a medical home
    • Learn some of the basic principles of promoting good health for people with Down syndrome
    • Visit our new clinical space at Urban Family Practice
    • Be part of this interactive work group
    • Greet old and new friends
    *light breakfast will be served

    Directions:

    URBAN FAMILY PRACTICE ASSOCIATES

    2520 Windy Hill Rd.
    Suites 303
    Marietta, GA 30067

    Phone: 770-952-1032

    From 75 Southbound:

    Take I-75 South to Exit 260 Windy Hill Road. Turn Right at the top of the exit ramp. At the first traffic light, turn Left into the Wellstar Windy Hill complex (Chick-Fil-A will be on your right). Follow the driveway. The Doctor's Building is directly to your Right.


    From 75 Northbound:

    Take I-75 North to Exit 260 - Windy Hill Road. Turn Left at the top of the exit ramp. At the second traffic light, turn Left into the Wellstar Windy Hill complex (Chick-Fil-A will be on your right). Follow the driveway. The Doctor's Building is directly to your Right.


    From 285 East or West:

    Take I-285 to I-75 North. Exit at the first exit on I-75, Exit 260 Windy Hill Road. At the second traffic light, turn Left into the Wellstar Windy Hill complex (Chick-Fil-A will be on your right). Follow the driveway. The Doctor's Building is directly to your Right.

    Saturday, August 02, 2014 at 10:00 AM · $5.00 USD
    Summits Wayside Tavern in Snellville, GA

    DSAA DADS Motorcycle Ride

    DADS | DSAA | One Eyed Willie  

    All proceeds will go to DSAA

    In honor of: Zakk Harmon

    Please come out and join us for the first annual DADS (Dads Advocating Down Syndrome) benefit ride.  This ride has been organized with the cooperation with DSAA (Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta) and One Eyed Willie.  The ride will head east from Snellville to Hard Labor Creek State Park.  We will travel through Social Circle and end circle back to Summits Wayside for food and beverage.

    How Can you Help:  We are actively looking for items and services to raffle or auction off.  If you can provide anything to help raise money for this occasion it would be much appreciated (tattoo, portraits, oil change, gift certificates).

    Route:  The tentative route will leave Summits Wayside Tavern and go east on Highway 78.  East of Monroe the ride will head south on 83 before taking a right on Fairplay Road into Hard Labor Creek State Park.  The ride will continue through Social Circle and terminate back at Summits Wayside Tavern for food, beverage, raffles, auctions and a bike show.

    Kickstands up at 11am! 

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