Author: Matt Lyman

March 21st is an important day for our community as it is World Down Syndrome Day!  The day, March 21st - or 3/21 – represents the third replication of the twenty-first chromosome, which is unique to Down syndrome. This global day of awareness has been observed by the United...

  Every year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, we participate in #GivingTuesday, a chance for people to give back to the organizations that mean the most to them. This isn't just a time for donating funds to causes, it is a time for showing your appreciation. The...

GiveBIG Seattle is a one-day online giving event to raise funds for nonprofit organizations serving Greater Seattle. In 2016, the Seattle Foundation helped 45,000 donors raise $22 million dollars as part of 89,000 gifts to nonprofit organizations! Let's make 2017 even bigger! The official day to GiveBIG is...

The Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound (DSC) has been an active group of parents, caregivers, family members, friends, neighbors, and self advocates in the Northwest since 1988. Since then, the DSC has hosted community events, organized educational series, championed advocacy and self-advocacy for Down...

[caption id="attachment_3841" align="alignright" width="362"] From left: Fiona, Steve, Maura, Flannery and Faith[/caption] Last year, the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound decided to hire our first employee. After a thorough interview process, we chose Maura Dunn as the DSC Program Coordinator. We decided to put the...