Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

Address

8531 Page Avenue
Suite 120
Saint Louis, MO 63114

(314) 961-2504

www.dsagsl.org

AKA:

Dsagsl

Description:

To benefit the lives of people with Down Syndrome and their families through individual and family support, education, information, public awareness and advocacy.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

September 24, 2018

Employer ID:

431108833

Year Incorporated:

1976

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

8531 Page Avenue
Suite 120
Saint Louis, MO 63114

Contacts

Erin Suelmann

Executive Director

(314) 961-2504

erin@dsagsl.og

Phone Numbers

Main

(314) 961-2504

Fax

(314) 989-1579

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Description

The Silver Steps support group lets parents, siblings and caregivers who are taking care of an adult with Down syndrome meet and connect to talk about a variety of topics which may include housing, transportation, health benefits and social activities.

Hours

Meetings are held monthly, rotating between evening and day time hours, call for dates and times

Required Documents

Call for details

Eligibility

Parents, siblings or other caregivers who are taking care of an adult with Down syndrome

Fees

Call for details

Intake Procedure

Call for details

Languages

English

Service Area

St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Missouri
    • Saint Charles County
      • Saint Louis County
        • Saint Louis City County
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        Description

        Small Steps Therapeutic Playgroup: Playgroup for babies and toddlers with networking for parents.

        Hours

        Dates and times vary, go to website for information or follow on Facebook for updates

        Required Documents

        Call for details

        Eligibility

        Infants and toddlers with Down syndrome and their parents.

        Fees

        Call for details

        Intake Procedure

        Visit online or follow on Facebook for updates

        Languages

        English

        Service Area

        St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

        Geography Served

          If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

        • Missouri
          • Saint Charles County
            • Saint Louis County
              • Saint Louis City County
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              Description

              Provides employment services for adults with down syndrome through assessment, job development, job placement and job training.

              Hours

              Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

              Required Documents

              Call for details

              Eligibility

              Adults with Down Syndrome

              Fees

              Call for details

              Intake Procedure

              Call for details

              Languages

              English

              Service Area

              St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

              Geography Served

                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

              • Missouri
                • Saint Charles County
                  • Saint Louis County
                    • Saint Louis City County
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                    Description

                    Education Specialist Program: Partners with Greater St. Louis Schools, agencies and parents to support educators, parents and professionals seeking to educate students with Down syndrome. Community Awareness Ambassadors: Trained parents, professionals and advocates are available to present on issues related to Down syndrome and Ability awareness.

                    Hours

                    Program dates and times vary, call Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm for details

                    Required Documents

                    Call for details

                    Eligibility

                    Educators, parents and professionals who are interested in better serving and helping individuals with Down syndrome.

                    Fees

                    Call for details

                    Intake Procedure

                    Call for details

                    Languages

                    English

                    Service Area

                    St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                    Geography Served

                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                    • Missouri
                      • Saint Charles County
                        • Saint Louis County
                          • Saint Louis City County
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                          Description

                          Offers a book lending library with materials on Down Syndrome.

                          Hours

                          Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                          Required Documents

                          No Documentation Required

                          Eligibility

                          Down Syndrome related issues

                          Fees

                          No Fees

                          Intake Procedure

                          - Call To Apply - Apply In Person

                          Languages

                          - English - Spanish when translator can be arranged

                          Service Area

                          Illinois and Missouri State

                          Geography Served

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                          • Illinois
                            • Missouri
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                              Description

                              Participants will be placed into a band consisting of four-five musicians to learn how to participate in a rock band. Each band will perform music based on their likes. At the end of the program, participants will perform as a band at an actual performance venue.

                              Hours

                              Classes run for eight weeks and meet once a week for 1.5 hours, see application for dates and times

                              Required Documents

                              Parent or guardian must complete application

                              Eligibility

                              - Must be 10 years and older - Must be have Down syndrome

                              Fees

                              $100.00 and participants receive a t-shirt

                              Intake Procedure

                              Complete program application at www.dsagsl.org/programs/next-steps/dsagslrocks/ and email to Andi@dsagsl.org

                              Languages

                              English

                              Service Area

                              St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                              Geography Served

                                If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                              • Missouri
                                • Saint Charles County
                                  • Saint Louis County
                                    • Saint Louis City County
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                                    Description

                                    Offers a one year internship to adults with Down syndrome through a formal internship program. Interns are paired with a staff person to work on various projects and events that take place throughout the year. Works with interns to set goals and meets regularly to ensure interns are getting the most out of the program.

                                    Hours

                                    Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                                    Required Documents

                                    Completed office internship application

                                    Eligibility

                                    Adults with Down Syndrome

                                    Fees

                                    No fees

                                    Intake Procedure

                                    Go to www.dsagsl.org/programs/steps-to-independence/employment/ and fill out the DSAGSL Office Internship Application, then send to makini@dsagsl.org

                                    Languages

                                    English

                                    Service Area

                                    St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                                    Geography Served

                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                    • Missouri
                                      • Saint Charles County
                                        • Saint Louis County
                                          • Saint Louis City County
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                                          Description

                                          New parents of children born with Down Syndrome can be matched with a mentor.

                                          Hours

                                          Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                                          Required Documents

                                          Call for details

                                          Eligibility

                                          New parents of children born with Down Syndrome

                                          Fees

                                          Call for details

                                          Intake Procedure

                                          Contact Christy Klaus at 314-961-2504 or via email at christy@dsagsl.org

                                          Languages

                                          - English - Spanish when translator can be arranged

                                          Service Area

                                          St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                                          Geography Served

                                            If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                          • Missouri
                                            • Saint Charles County
                                              • Saint Louis County
                                                • Saint Louis City County
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                                                Description

                                                Ready 2 Work Academy: Students in the class will explore and identify their passions, learn about opportunities, practice employment skills and learn how to apply for a job. Ready 2 Work Jr. Academy: Helping students in high school get a start on job-readiness for post-graduation. Program may include volunteer work and internships. Also offers summer classes, job-site visits and one-on-one mentoring.

                                                Hours

                                                Ready 2 Work Academy: Classes are offered off and on throughout the year, call Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm for information Ready 2 Work Jr. Academy: Call for information, Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 5:00pm

                                                Required Documents

                                                Call for details

                                                Eligibility

                                                Ready 2 Work Academy: Adults with Down syndrome Ready 2 Work Jr. Academy: High school aged students with Down syndrome

                                                Fees

                                                Call for details

                                                Intake Procedure

                                                Call for details

                                                Languages

                                                English

                                                Service Area

                                                St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                                                Geography Served

                                                  If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                • Missouri
                                                  • Saint Charles County
                                                    • Saint Louis County
                                                      • Saint Louis City County
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                                                      Description

                                                      Offers classes to individuals with Down syndrome ages 18 and over focusing on what it means to be a self-advocate, what it means to be responsible and what it means to have healthy relationships. Class sessions are usually held once a week for 6 to 8 weeks.

                                                      Hours

                                                      Can access calendar of upcoming classes online 24 hours

                                                      Required Documents

                                                      Call for details

                                                      Eligibility

                                                      Adults with Down syndrome

                                                      Fees

                                                      Call for details

                                                      Intake Procedure

                                                      Apply online at www.dsagsl.org/programs/steps-to-independence/ to see a calendar of upcoming classes

                                                      Languages

                                                      English

                                                      Service Area

                                                      St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                                                      Geography Served

                                                        If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                      • Missouri
                                                        • Saint Charles County
                                                          • Saint Louis County
                                                            • Saint Louis City County
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                                                            Description

                                                            Provides support and information about resources related to Down syndrome.

                                                            Hours

                                                            Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                                                            Required Documents

                                                            No Documentation Required

                                                            Eligibility

                                                            Individuals with Down syndrome, their families and caregivers

                                                            Fees

                                                            No Fees

                                                            Intake Procedure

                                                            Call For Service

                                                            Languages

                                                            English

                                                            Service Area

                                                            St. Louis City/County and St. Charles County in Missouri

                                                            Geography Served

                                                              If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                            • Missouri
                                                              • Saint Charles County
                                                                • Saint Louis County
                                                                  • Saint Louis City County
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                                                                  Description

                                                                  This camp teaches individuals with developmental disabilities ages 8 and older to ride a conventional two wheeled bike.

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  July 16, 2019 to July 18, 2019 9:30am to 12:00pm (noon) at United Services for Children, 4140 Old Mill Parkway, St. Peters, MO 63304

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  Completed application

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  - Ages 3-5 years - Diagnosed with a developmental disability - Able to walk without assistive device - Willing and able to wear a bike helmet - Able to sidestep to both sides - Able to attend camp all 5 days - Weight of no more than 220 pounds - Minimum inseam of 20 inches (measured from floor while rider is wearing sneakers)

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  Call for Details

                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                  Go to www.dsagsl.org/programs/next-steps/bike-camp to download the application, mail in or deliver application and payment to office

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English

                                                                  Service Area

                                                                  Illinois and Missouri

                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                  None

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                                                                  Description

                                                                  Hosts a therapeutic camp for children ages 3-5. This camp is held July 16-18th from 9:00am to 11:30am at United Services for Children in St. Charles.

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  Call for Dates

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  Complete registration form at www.dsagls.org/programs/small-steps/summer-camp/

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  Children ages 3-5 born with Down Syndrome

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  Call for Details

                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                  Complete registration form and mail in with payment

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English

                                                                  Service Area

                                                                  St. Charles County in Missouri

                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                  • Missouri
                                                                    • Saint Charles County

                                                                    Seasonal Information

                                                                    Starts:
                                                                    May 21
                                                                    Ends:
                                                                    July 18
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                                                                    Description

                                                                    Offers workshops for adults and teens with Down syndrome and their caregivers to help plan and prepare for the future.

                                                                    Hours

                                                                    Workshops are offered periodically throughout the year, call Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 4:30pm for details

                                                                    Required Documents

                                                                    Call for details

                                                                    Eligibility

                                                                    Teens and adults with Down syndrome and their families/caregivers

                                                                    Fees

                                                                    $10.00

                                                                    Intake Procedure

                                                                    Go to www.dsagsl.org/events/conferences-seminars/ to find upcoming workshops and to register

                                                                    Languages

                                                                    English

                                                                    Service Area

                                                                    Illinois and Missouri

                                                                    Geography Served

                                                                      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                    • Illinois
                                                                      • Missouri
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