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Special Olympics: Young Athletes

[For ages 4 – 7]  In partnership with Special Olympics, Young Athletes is designed to promote the development of an active lifestyle through play for children between the ages... READ MORE

  • DateTuesdays & Thursdays, beginning in July
  • Time9 - 10 am
  • Enroll NowClick Here
  • PriceComplimentary / FREE

Topeka Family Event

Let’s go “Bonkers” together at this family event in Topeka! This event is an opportunity to connect families from Shawnee and Douglas County! Every participant will receive access to... READ MORE

  • Date:Friday, June 3rd
  • Time:6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Location:Bonkers: 5515 Southwest 21st St, Topeka, KS 66604
  • Price:Complimentary / FREE
  • Learn MoreClick Here!

2022 KC Step Up Walk

Hey KC, are you ready to STEP UP FOR DOWN SYNDROME?! Join us for a day of celebration for all individuals with Down syndrome and their families! Attendees will... READ MORE

  • Date:Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Time:10 am - 2 pm / Walk @ 1:30 pm
  • Location:Arrowhead Stadium, Parking Lot C
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2022 Teen Summer Camp

Is your teen ready to make a splash this summer? Join us at our Summer Camp on June 7th, 8th & 9th!   Hosted at the Lee’s Summit Rotary... READ MORE

  • Date/s:June 7th, 8th, and 9th
  • Time:8 am - 2 pm
  • Location:Rotary Youth Camp, 22310 NE Colbern Rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
  • Price:$20 per day
  • To Register:Click Here!

38th Birthday Bash at Down Syndrome Innovations!

Grab your family and friends and join us for our 38th Birthday Bash as we recognize nearly 4 decades of our mission dedicated to people with Down syndrome! That’s... READ MORE

  • Date:Saturday, June 11th
  • Time:9:30 - 11:30 am
  • Location:Down Syndrome Innovations Campus: 5916 Dearborn Street, Mission KS 66202
  • Price:Complimentary / FREE
  • To Register:Click Here!

Central MO Seminar: Strategies for an Active Lifestyle

Designed for ALL AGES! Join us on August 6th for an educational seminar that will not only address the main health challenges of people with Down syndrome, but also... READ MORE

  • For All Ages!
  • Date:Saturday, August 6th
  • Time:10:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • LocationThe ARC: 1701 W Ash Street Columbia, MO 65203
  • Register Here
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  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Summer Social Engagement: Therapeutic Small Groups for Adults

Social Engagement is a therapeutic service that focuses on providing a supported environment where adults with Down syndrome can learn and practice social skills through specialized instruction from members... READ MORE

  • Days/Times
  • Option 1Mondays: 4 - 5 pm, beginning June 13th
  • Option 2Tuesdays: 4 - 5 pm, beginning June 14th
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  • Price8 Sessions for $200

Summer Social Engagement: Therapeutic Small Groups for Teens

Social Engagement is a therapeutic service that focuses on providing a supported environment where teens with Down syndrome can learn and practice social skills through specialized instruction from members... READ MORE

  • Days/Times
  • Option 1Mondays: 4 - 5 pm, beginning June 13th
  • Option 2Tuesdays: 4 - 5 pm, beginning June 14th
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  • Price8 Sessions for $200

Summer Programming for Adults (In Person & Zoom)

Adults with Down syndrome are invited to join our skill-building programming that takes place on Tuesday evenings, beginning June 14th! Each week alternates, with one week an in-person event... READ MORE

  • Date/s:Tuesdays: Beginning June 14th
  • Times/s:6 - 8 pm (In Person) | Zoom: 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • In-Person Time & Location (alternating Tuesdays)6:00 - 8:00 pm at Lifelong Learning Campus in Mission, KS
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  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Summer Teen Skills Series: Physical Activity & Healthy Living

Each week, teens will attend a one-hour session with their peers to engage in a variety of healthy living activities (such as exercise, yoga, etc.), as well as to... READ MORE

  • Date:Mondays: Beginning June 13th
  • Time/s:Option 1: 3 - 4 pm | Option 2: 5 - 6 pm
  • Register Here
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  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Summer Teen Social Groups (Virtual)

This weekly virtual* social group will be a supervised Zoom meeting, during which time teens will have the opportunity to interact and get to know their peers, as well... READ MORE

  • Dates:Wednesdays, Beginning June 15th
  • Time:5:15 - 6:00 pm
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  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Summer: Ready, Set, Regulate (Therapeutic Small Groups)

Therapeutic services for ages 6 – 12 years old  |  Designed and facilitated by our Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Ready, Set, Regulate focuses on providing a supported environment where... READ MORE

  • Days of the WeekMondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays, Beginning June 13th
  • Time/s:Mondays: 5-6 pm | Tuesdays: 5-6 pm | Thursdays: 4-5 pm
  • Register Here
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  • Price6 Sessions for $150

Summer Children’s Social Groups (In Person)

These groups* will focus on providing a structured environment for children to engage in physical activity via dance and facilitated movement activities, with an emphasis on peer interaction and... READ MORE

  • Date:Every Thursday: Beginning June 16th
  • Time/s:Option 1: 3 - 4 pm | Option 2: 5 - 6 pm
  • Register Here
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  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Summer Playgroups

For Ages 2 – 6 years old  |  Summer Playgroups* are designed to promote development and learning for children with Down syndrome. Created by our Pathways Therapy Team, our... READ MORE

  • Wednesdays, beginning June 15thTime: 5:00-6:00pm
  • Fridays, beginning July 15thTime: 8:30 - 9:30 am
  • Enroll NowClick Here
  • PriceComplimentary / FREE

20th Annual KC Step Up for Down Syndrome Golf Classic

Please join us for our 20th Annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Golf Classic at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Golfers will enjoy a great day of golf and VIP... READ MORE

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Family Swim Party

Join us as we make a splash at our Family Swim Party at the ARC Water Zone! This is a private event taking place indoors. bring your friends and... READ MORE

  • Date:Saturday, June 4th
  • Time:6 - 8 pm
  • Location:The ARC 1701 W Ash St, Columbia, MO 65203
  • Learn More & RegisterHere
  • Price:Complimentary / FREE

Central MO Social Hours

Join us for our 2022 Social Hours! These events are designed to help families connect with one another, get questions answered, and share resources. A chance to socialize with... READ MORE