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About Us

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Our aim is to enhance the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome, by helping them to reach their full potential, through providing public education, family support, education and other social opportunities in society. We are keen and willing to assist these persons our community in any capacity, whether it is socially, physically or financially.  It is our passion to ensure that persons with Down Syndrome are given equal opportunities in life, since we believe that they are beneficial to out society and that they too, would love to be given the opportunity to give back. ​

GDSA was started by Dr. Beverly Nelson, Mrs. Tonya Hyacinth, Dr. Marta Lanza and Mrs. Meryl McQueen in 2015. Since then, GDSA have hosted a number of social and educational events, all aiming at enhancing the lives of persons and families affected by Down Syndrome. "We felt that ..... and therefore wanted to..... Since the start, we have met so many fantastic people, with and without Down Syndrome. It is a lot of work, but also amazingly rewarding." says Lotten Hagman, one of the active members of GDSA.

“One of the secrets in life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”

Jack Penn

Our Aim

Our aim is to enhance the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome, by helping them to reach their full potential, through providing public education, family support, education and other social opportunities in society.

 

Our Passion

It is our passion to ensure that persons with Down Syndrome are given equal opportunities in life. We believe that they are beneficial to out society, and that they would love to be given the opportunity to give back. ​

Help Us In Our Passion!