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WHO WE ARE

York Area Down Syndrome Association (YADSA) is a non-profit organization that provides support to families with children and adults with disabilities with a primary focus on individuals with Down syndrome.

WHAT WE DO

Provide information for parents and the community through meetings, special speakers, and educational training.

OUR VISION

To promote acceptance and inclusion for all individuals with Down syndrome with a focus on living a healthy, happy, fulfilled life.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

YADSA has several activities throughout the year.  These activities are listed under our activities section on the website.  They provide wonderful opportunities for growth, development and friendships.

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NEWS & UPDATES

A mom’s wonderful message to anyone just finding out their child has Down syndrome

April 13, 2019

The following story is one of many in support of passing the Down Syndrome Protection Act (House Bill 2050 & Senate Bill 1050) because Down syndrome is a life worth living. To any woman that is faced with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, may I share with you my experience of having my child … Read more

Congress should give it up for Down syndrome research

January 25, 2018

On levels both moral and practical, Congress has for years been failing those born with Down syndrome and their families. We hope the new year brings about a stark reversal in the second-class treatment this unique population is receiving. Lawmakers should greatly increase Down syndrome funding for research and assistance. According to analysis by the … Read more

21-year-old with Down syndrome builds successful business with his father

January 25, 2018

HUNTINGTON, New York, January 24, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A successful business co-founded by a young man with Down syndrome to make people happy is attracting more attention after a video was posted online recently that told its uplifting story. The media had paid some attention to John’s Crazy Socks since its December 2016 founding, but … Read more

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2019 York Area Down Syndrome Association Buddy Walk

The cut off the be guaranteed a free t-shirt with your $12 registration fee I’d less than 24 hours away! Don’t miss out! ... See more

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2019 York Area Down Syndrome Association Buddy Walk

There is still time to register for the 15th Annual YADSA Walk. Register by September 4th and receive a free t-shirt with your $12 registration ... See more

Event landing page for 2019 York Area Down Syndrome Association Buddy Walk

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Pediatric Dentists in Lutherville, MD. - Dr. Susanne Wallengren

A big thanks to Joppa Green Pediatric Dentistry for the gold level donation!
Your donation helps us promote inclusion and acceptance of all individuals with Down ... See more

At Joppa Green Pediatric Dentistry, we specialize in pediatric dentistry. The office of Pediatric Dentist Dr. Susanne Wallengren serves Lutherville, MD including the surrounding cities of Towson, ... See more

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