Down Syndrome
Information Alliance
October 27, 2011

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UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Holiday Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, December 3, 2011

Parent Wellness Event
Friday, December 9, 2011

Community Support Network
Saturday, December 10, 2011

Marriage, Family, & Disability Workshop
Friday, January 13, 2012

IEP Workshop with Area Board 3
Saturday, January 21, 2012
 
Nutrition Workshop for Children
Saturday, February 4, 2012 
 
to see full event descriptions!
Last Community Support Network
of the Year!

Saturday, Dec 10
2-4pm
 
Special Presentation!
Behavior & Parenting
Mila Zea, M.Ed., B.C.B.A. Mila is the Director of Building Blocks Behavior Consultants, Inc.

This special presentation is designed for parents with children of varying ages!

River Life Church,
4401 A St.
Sacramento, CA
For more information contact info@downsyndromeinfo.org
Thank You for Supporting  
Step Up for Down Syndrome

 
What a BRIGHT, SUNNY AND FUN DAY for the
Step Up for Down syndrome Walk - DSIA's 7th Annual Walk. 
 
The Walk had it all - old friends, new friends, great vendors, fabulous volunteers, wonderful entertainment, fantastic food, and......the Walk raised over $31,000 that will enable DSIA to continue to provide resources and support within the greater Sacramento area!

Because of the generosity of family, friends, and co-workers, this is just an example of the types of programs that will benefit from your fundraising: 
  • Parent-to-Parent Program
  • Educational speakers 
  • Social events
  • Expanded Hospital Outreach Program
 
Want to share your amazing pictures from the walk, and perhaps see them featured on DSIA's website and future walk materials? Send your high-resolution pictures to stepup@downsyndromeinfo.org and we'll send you an image release. You just might see your pictures featured by DSIA!

Congratulations to all the teams and individuals for their donations and participation. A special congratulations to the following teams:
  • Muffin's Gift - Most Money Raised
  • Gabalicious - Most Team Spirit 
Thank you to the following for great entertainment:
  • Music to Grow On
  • Dusty's Puppets
  • Sarah Hardwick
  • Mooskanoo
      
A Little Something Extra 
2012 CALENDAR FOR SALE
100% of Proceeds go to DSIA
 

A gorgeous limited edition 2012 calendar created by Sacramento area families - all images feature local children with Down syndrome!  

Hurry and get yours before they are gone! 
 
$20.00 plus $5.95 shipping and handling
 
CLICK HERE to order

B.R.I.G.H.T. Children International Holds Drawing for DSIA Walk Quilt 
Winning ticket will be drawn Nov. 1st
 
B.R.I.G.H.T. Children International used the t-shirts from six previous DSIA walks to create a beautiful quilt. The quilt is valued at $350. It is machine quilted and machine pieced.

50% of the drawing proceeds go to DSIA
50% to B.R.I.G.H.T. Children International 
 
Tickets are $5 each, or 5 for $20. CLICK HERE and click the DONATE button to buy tickets. 


I Live with Peter Pan 
written by local mom Missy Vaughn

I Live with Peter Pan is a children's book from the perspective of a young child about life with a brother who has Down syndrome.

"I understand that there are a lot of questions and concerns that come with any diagnosis, especially fear of the unknown. I can only hope and pray that you, your family, and friends are able to experience the love, joy, and the smiles that come with two words that forever changed our lives...Down Syndrome." - Missy Vaughn

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5098 Foothills Blvd Suite 3-464
Roseville, CA 95747
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