Latest DSC News

  • For the 2017 Puget Sound Buddy Walk, our keynote speaker will be Mark J. Hublar. Mark has his own business in which he speaks to both profit and nonprofit businesses and organizations. Mark turns 53 on September 1 (Happy Birthday!) and is excited to explore......

  • What does DSC board member Devon Adelman have in common with Seattle Seahawks greats like Jim Zorn, Matt Hasselbeck, Steve Largent, and Marshawn Lynch? Or USA Olympic athletes Courtney Thompson, Apolo Ohno, Emily Silver, and Ariana Kukors? What about the ever popular Mariners Edgar Martinez,......

  • Recently, the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound elected four new members to join our Board of Directors. We thought we’d get to know a little more about one of them, Erin Klones, in this issue of ‘Spotlight On’. Welcome to the DSC Board, Erin!......

  • If you’ve been to a DSC event, you probably know who Frannie Ronan is. Most recently, she was one of the adorable girls who stole the show with their rendition of “So Long, Farewell” from The Sound of Music at last months’ Talent Show. You......

  • Lisa Herzig, M.D. is the Assistant Professor of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She recently opened the Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic located on the University of Washington Medical Center campus. For our Spotlight On we thought we’d get to know the doctor responsible......

  • 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......

  • On World Down Syndrome Day, the DSC debuted our brand new logo. The new design was a collaboration between the DSC Board of Directors and Nik Harber, graphic designer at Groovypearl Designs. We explained our vision, and he brought it to life. For this month’s......

  • 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......

  • We are very excited to announce that for World Down Syndrome Day we have partnered with Pecado Bueno and Airways Brewing and Bistro to do a Dine Out for Ds event! Tuesday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (because it is the 3rd replication......

  • The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held March 18-24. 2,700 athletes from around the world will come together in Austria. One of our Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound members, Virginia Wade, will be one of those athletes! She is one of......