Latest DSC News

  • 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......

  • 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 spotlight on her this month so our community can get to......

  • This year you might see Dev Adelman showing off latest fashions or racing down a ski slope, when she’s not hitting the books. Dev is a very busy lady but she took a few minutes to speak to us:   1.  What do you think......

  • Dr. Rebecca Partridge is a familiar name in the Down syndrome community. Not only does she lead Virginia Mason Issaquah’s Down syndrome program, she is a parent to a teenager with Ds. Her unique perspective and expertise has made her a popular pediatrician amongst DSC......

  • Did you know that it is easy to donate to the Down Syndrome Community of Puget Sound simply by doing your holiday shopping? It’s true, you can. With AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support organizations like the DSC every time you......