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The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM) has assembled a list of helpful resources that are relevant to individuals with Down syndrome, their families and friends, and interested community members. Select the category in which you are interested to get started. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact the DSAWM Administrative Assistant, Audrey Day, at

  • Find friendship, social groups, and recreational activities, and join in the fun!
  • Learn about the many options available and the organizations waiting to help.
  • Become an advocate for Down syndrome, or find someone to advocate for you!
  • Hear about knowledge and experiences of others in similar situations to yours.
  • Topics include speech and motor skills development, occupational therapy, and more.
  • Meet needs by connecting with organizations who help.
  • Learn about schooling and inclusion options that will help your child today!
  • Resources and information to help you meet the needs of the entire family.
  • New to the Down syndrome community? Click here to learn more!
  • Information on common conditions and solutions for a long and healthy life.
  • What a exciting time for you! Learn what every new parent should know.
  • Previous and ongoing research to advance our understanding.
  • Find the right options for temporary respite and childcare to help you along.
  • Learn about transition and independent living for maturing teens and adults.