DSACO

Who are we?

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in January 2000, by parents of children with Down syndrome. The purpose of the organization is aligned with its mission which is “raise awareness and provide resources, as well as promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down syndrome.”

News and Events

Nutrition Class

Join DSACO and Dina Shipley, RD/LD, for an 8-week nutrition class! Dina Shipley received her B.S. in Dietetics from Oklahoma State University. She also completed her Dietetic Internship and became a Registered and Licensed Dietitian (RD/LD). Since then, Dina has works...

Summer Camp

The summer camp offered by Select Physical Therapy Occupational Therapists will address/focus on self-care skills such as proper hygiene, tying shoes, buttoning clothes, and basic meal prep. Along with each of these tasks, the children will be given the opportunity to...

Family Sign Language Class

ASL instructor Gwen Cox is offering a 12-week sign language course for parents and their kids! The cost is $60 per adult for the full 12-week class and includes all materials. Children will not be charged! This is a HUGE discount for our DSACO families! Parents are...

Our families and their stories

Hudson’s Story

Hudson’s Story On Christmas Day in 2011 Jason and Eilene Franks received a gift unlike any other – the birth of their son Hudson. Shortly after welcoming Hudson into the world, the couple learned that Hudson would live his life with Down syndrome. “We didn’t...

Parker’s Story

Parker’s Story DSACO has been a part of Parker Timmie’s life since he was four-years-old. In fact, his father Bill had the honor of filing the 501c3 form that launched DSACO as a non-profit agency in 2000. Parker and his family have been involved with DSACO in...

Ty’s Story

Ty’s Story Mandi Kaiser experienced firsthand a void in the training of modern-day medical professionals when her son Ty was born without a pre-natal diagnosis of Down syndrome. “When Ty was born he was immediately transported to NICU and I was left by myself,”...

Located in the heart of OKC
600 NW 23rd St., Suite 206
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
405-600-9981

 

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