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Aging with Down Syndrome – Caregiver Consultation

NEW SERVICE! Down Syndrome Innovations is working closely with the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to share information and increase support for individuals with Down syndrome who are aging in addition to their caregivers. We both understand the increased needs for this generation of individuals who are are living

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Aging Years: Caregiver Connection Group (Virtual)

The Aging Years Caregiver Connection Group is a virtual gathering of caregivers to discuss resources, strategies, community supports, and challenges related to caring for an aging loved one with Down syndrome.   This group is facilitated by Down Syndrome Innovations staff, and we will occasionally invite special guests with

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Adult Sibling Connection Group (Virtual)

The Adult Sibling Connection Group is a virtual gathering of adult siblings who are active in the life of their (adult) brother or sister with Down syndrome. Join us for a casual, online connection time for siblings to converse with one another; gain strategies and resources from us and

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Adult Fitness Class

This class is perfect for improving strength, stamina, and balance in a fun and engaging way with peers! These workouts are designed for all movers of all fitness levels. In addition to building stronger bodies, these workouts include socialization during the exercise, which improves cognition. This is a great

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Community Workouts for Teens and Adults

These workouts are inclusive exercise opportunities at various gyms around the Kansas City metro. Workouts are designed to improve functional strength and stamina. These occur at different locations every month on Saturdays. After submitting an interest form, our Health and Wellness Coordinator will contact you to discuss your options

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Caregiver Workshop: Addressing Relationships, Puberty and Sexuality

At Down Syndrome Innovations, our team understands that teaching your loved one with Down syndrome about puberty, sexuality, and relationships can feel very overwhelming. Using materials from the evidence-based curriculum, members of our Pathways Therapy Team (who are Elevatus-trained sexuality educators) will provide general information on how to navigate

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Speech-Language Consultations – Pathways Therapy Service

Do you or other family members have trouble understanding your child? Are you concerned about limited vocabulary or language delays? Does your child use an alternative or augmentative communication system? Communication challenges can impact every aspect of independence, safety, and learning. We are here to support your family! Our

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DS-ASD Connection Group

DS-ASD Connection is a virtual gathering of caregivers to discuss resources, strategies, community supports, and challenges related to a child or adult’s current or potential dual-diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder.   This group is facilitated by Down Syndrome Innovations staff, and we will occasionally invite special

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