DSAV News

2019 DSAV ANNUAL REPORT

DSAV's programs, services and accomplishments! Hard copies will be available at the Christmas party. Please share them with potential sponsors.

Read the 2019 Annual Report

2020 DSAV CALENDARS NOW AVAILABLE!

Order your 2020 DSAV calendars now! $15 each. Pick up at the annual Christmas party or we will make other arrangements for delivery.

Order calendars here!

DSAV YOGA MOVES TO MONDAYS

Mondays, January 6 through April 27
5:30–6:15 p.m.
DSAV Center for Success
No Class Feb. 17 and March 2  Register

COOKING AND NUTRITION

Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
January 8 and 22
February 5 and 19
March 4 and 18
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
7300 N. Palmyra Road, Canfield

 

This six week course at the MCCTC Adult Career Center is created for DSAV members who are 15 years old or older. The goal of the program, taught by a professional chef and an assistant, is to teach participants how to create healthy snack and food options, utilize the kitchen safely, discover the benefits of good nutrition and learn basic kitchen and cooking skills. Parents or guardians must remain in a waiting area on the MCCTC property during the course. Participants must disclose food allergies and sign a waiver to participate. Limited space available.  Participants must commit to attending all six classes.  Register

DSAV Swims

Begins Thursday, January 9
January 9, 16, & 30
February 6, 13, 20 & 27
Level 1:  6:00–6:30pm – waitlist only
Level 2: 6:30–7:15pm
Jewish Community Center

 

All Abilities Swim, Coach Caroline Ritenour will work with your child on basic water safety and swim strokes. Registration is required.

TODDLER TIME – AGES 0–5

Saturdays at 10 a.m.
January 11 and 25
February 8 and 22
DSAV Center for Success

 

Toddlers ages 0–5 and their parents are invited to the DSAV Center for Success for a 40 minute play time that includes music, stories, play time and activities geared to our youngest DSAV members. Miss Jenna from Youngstown State University will lead the class created to generate motor skills combined with music, social interaction and language. Register

BUDDY UP TENNIS

Avalon Athletic Center, Boardman
Saturdays 10–11:30 a.m.
January 11 & 25
February 8, 22 & 29
March 7, 14 & 28
April 4 & 25
May 2

Download program flyer.
Email freezehub@hotmail.com to register

AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT WITH AARIS THERAPY

Socialization & Communication

January 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
DSAV Center for Success
5:15–6 p.m. ages 3–5
6:15–7 p.m. grades K–6th grade
 
Aaris Therapy is the premier provider of integrated therapy services for children and adolescents.  This is an excellent opportunity for your child to work with master-level therapists to improve social skills and effective communication. Space is very limited and registration is required.  Download program flyer.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
Hollywood Gaming and Casino; Austintown

Saturday, April 4, 2020; time to be announced
Game Night at Julia's Bed & Breakfast
Pine Lakes Golf Course; Hubbard

Register

2020 DSAV ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Application deadline: March 2, 2020

 

High school seniors and college students pursuing post-secondary studies in fields of education or healthcare that will directly benefit persons with Down syndrome are invited to apply for DSAV’s 2020 Academic Scholarships. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply. Download application. Completed applications are due March 2 and may be submitted via office@dsav.org.

DESIGNER PURSE BINGO

Fri., March 27, 2020
St. Mary’s Assumption Social Hall
Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo begins at 7:15 p.m.
$35/person; $280/reserved table of 8
 
Designer Purse Bingo is back by popular demand!  Join us for a fun evening of Bingo with chances to win fabulous designer purses.  Reserve a table of 8 and $280 will be credited to the Buddy Walk team of your choice! Last year’s event SOLD OUT! Bring own snacks and beverages.  Purchase tickets online.  Mail in order form.

DETAILS TO COME

 

Guardianship Info Session with Probate Judge Rusu

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6 p.m.
DSAV Center for Success

World Down Syndrome Day

3.21 Dance Party

Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center


7th Annual I Can Shine Bike Camp

June 15–19, 2020.