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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
THANK YOU KOSAIR CHARITIES!DSL
We have once again been showered with love from Kosair Charities DSL has received a grant for $100,000 to continue serving world class programming to our members and their families in both Kentucky and Indiana. We ❤️ Kosair! #thankyou #compassioncity #KosairKids
While every individual is unique and has their own preferences, there are some general guidelines to follow when interacting comfortably and respectfully with people with disabilities.
This beautiful video features members of our Adult Development Academy, who participated in the Nothing About Me Without Me program.
The "Special Needs Trust Fairness Act" is Finally Law: Individuals with Disabilities Can Now Establish Their Own TrustsDSL
An informative article written by Richard Bush, attorney and DSL dad.
We are thrilled to share our new blog, Our World, Our Words. Filled with stories and articles written by the members of Down Syndrome of Louisville.