Welcome to our website!

Down Syndrome of Louisville, Inc. (DSL) is a non-profit organization founded in 1977 by Mary Carter, an early childhood educator who established the first Early Intervention Education program for children with Down syndrome in Kentucky. Our grassroots organization grew with parent support to incorporate in 1991 to offer services for individuals with Down syndrome of all ages in Southern Indiana and Kentucky. The Down Syndrome of Louisville Lifelong Learning Centers in Louisville, KY & New Albany, IN are the first in the nation to offer comprehensive developmental services.

Family Member News

  • Haven't set up your team yet? We've go you covered. Click on the link below to get started. Have questions? Call us 502-495-5088

  • We have created this satisfaction survey for our families to take to ensure that we continue to provide world class programming and services to you! Please take a moment to fill it out.

  • DSL receives Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action Gold Accreditation. "In 2015, Down Syndrome of Louisville was looking for a challenge and they found it. After 12 months of planning, reviewing, organizing and developing the 130 outcomes spanning the DSAIA’s Accreditation Checklist, Down Syndrome of Louisville completed and received is Gold Accreditation."

  • Daniel Pitino Foundation

    The Daniel Pitino Foundation has awarded DSL with a generous $10,000 grant to be used towards our Early Education Programs. Thank you!

  • A huge thank you to Hanger Charitable Foundation for your $2,000 grant to be used towards our bike camps!

Community Events

  • Don't miss all of the fun to be had at our Kids Zone at the Walk/5K Run
    Saturday, September 24th at Waterfront Park, corner of Brook & Witherspoon

    7:00am - 5K Run/Walk Registration begins
    8:00am - Kids Fun Zone Opens
    8:00am – 5K Qualifying Run Begins
    9:00am – Spirit Sprint Begins
    9:30am – Family Walk Begins
    10:30am - Awards, Live Music, and fun activities!