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Tell Me More: How to support alternative communicators
Tell Me More: How to support alternative communicators Luke has a unique genetic condition and a happy disposition. He will talk to anyone who shows interest and has time to chat. When Luke was a toddler, expressing his needs was challenging, so mom...

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Fantastic Time at the All Inclusive Day of Play 2022
Fantastic Time at the All Inclusive Day of Play 2022 We had so much fun hosting our 5th annual All Inclusive Day of Play Event! Thanks to all the families and organizations who were able to join us at the event! We were able to...

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All the Things I Did Wrong
All the Things I Did Wrong I often wish I could hit the rewind button on my special needs parenting journey, which is why I love helping families with children who are newly diagnosed. It’s an amazing opportunity to offer perspective...

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Fun at the All Inclusive Read 3×3 Event 2022
Fun at the All Inclusive Read 3×3 Event 2022 We had so much fun hosting our fourth annual All Inclusive READ 3x3 Literacy Event. Families from around the county joined us for book readings and crafts from 3 local authors, Pam Fong, Marcie Colleen,...

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Upcoming Events

  • Aug142022
    DSA & EFRC Family Summer Social – FREE

    Bring your own picnic (BYOP) and we’ll provide frozen treats, family-friendly activities and surprises, plus music and dancing. Aug. 14, 1–4 pm. De Anza Cove, Mission Bay. Get more details and Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/down-syndrome-association-summer-social-tickets-383700678057.

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  • Aug142022
    “The Mechanicals”

    New Village Arts presents a new, original show written for and by adults with disabilities.    Long-time campers at Camp Bobindaweeds are asked to play an eclectic group of amateur actors in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Not only do they learn how to perform Shakespeare, they find out how to follow their dreams and fall […]

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  • Aug182022
    The Special Education Process: Understanding Procedures and Implementation

    Virtual Event Did you ever wonder who must attend an IEP meeting? Did you know you can audio record your IEP meeting with proper notice? Learn about your rights and some common misconceptions from the attorneys at Brightside Law Group. Aug. 18, 7–8:30 pm. Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__9CvnC8TT_OsyZHDxtkqvg

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  • Aug202022
    Accessibility Mornings at the Fleet

    Families who benefit from a low-sensory experience can enjoy exhibit galleries in a quieter setting and a special IMAX film screening (lights on and a lower volume). Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15 – 9–11 am. Free admission for one guest and one chaperone. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. Tickets: www.fleetscience.org

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