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Spotlight On: Becky Ronan

Becky Ronan is the Vice-President of the DSC Board of Directors and is a very important part of our organization. She brings to our community a unique perspective – that of a parent and a sibling. We talked with Becky about her brother, her daughter, and...

Spotlight On: Phillip Thelin

You may not know Phillip Thelin, but if you’ve been to a Puget Sound Buddy Walk in recent years you know his talent. He’s the awesome bagpiper who has led the walk around the Seattle Center for years. His grandfather, Bill Ross, was the first to start...

Spotlight On: Linda Michael

Linda and Brian With the 20th year of the Puget Sound Buddy Walk® upon us, we thought we’d touch base with a DSC member who has been there since the beginning. Linda Michael has been on the Buddy Walk committee for many of the past 20 years. Here, she...

Spotlight On: Alison Winfield

Alison, Kate, Kirby, and Kirby Alison Winfield is the fearless new leader of the DSC. She is currently serving her second term on the board, after joining three years ago. Alison’s involvement with the Down Syndrome Community has been expansive. She re-started...

Be part of an upcoming thyroid study

Did you know that currently, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that thyroid function be checked in infants with Down syndrome a birth, six months, and 12 months of age? Be a part of groundbreaking research that may greatly impact individuals...

Spotlight On: Sean King

Ayman and Sean King Sean King has been the president of the DSC for the past 6 years. Prior to that, he served on the board as Treasurer and Vice President. Sean has been involved with the DSC since 2000 when his son, Ayman, was 1 year old. He always enjoyed...

Happy New Year!

Thank you for your continued support this year.  We are looking forward to collaborating with you for an even more successful 2016!...

19th Annual Puget Sound Buddy Walk®

Join us for the 2015 Puget Sound Buddy Walk® on Sunday, October 4th at Seattle Center! The Buddy Walk® brings together family, friends, professionals and community leaders from across Puget Sound for a day of celebration to promote acceptance and inclusion...

Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

We’ve chosen to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by launching the Down Syndrome Community’s new website. It’s our intent to provide information about our own efforts and to share impactful resources. This is a big step in the current reorganization...