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 & Clarksville, IN are the first in the nation to offer comprehensive developmental services.
Family Member News
Come enjoy Where Hope Grows with your Down Syndrome of Louisville friends and family on May 17th at 7:00pm at Tinseltown Cinemas. Come early to meet the star, DSL's own David DeSanctis! Seating begins at 6:30pm. Purchase your tickets to our special showing by clicking the link above.
Couldn't make it to the scramble this year? Click the link above to make a donation and type "Pisacrita Golf" in the honor section.
DS-Connect™: The Down Syndrome Registry
“The new registry provides an important resource to individuals with Down syndrome and their families,” said Yvonne T. Maddox, deputy director of the NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), which is funding the registry. “The registry links those seeking volunteers for their research studies with those who most stand to benefit from the research.
A local high school basketball star is melting hearts across the country with his prom proposal.
Trey Moses plays for Eastern High School and he has a girlfriend -- but he decided to ask someone else to prom.
He tweeted photos of himself holding up a sign and giving flowers to Ellie Meredith, who has down syndrome.
The two became close through a program at school that develops friendships between students with and without disabilities.
A resounding thank you to our sponsors, especially our Presenting Sponsor JMW Land Development, our planning committee, all of our professionals, merchants, donors and volunteers that gave of their time and services to make the evening a success. And to all of our guests and the band Sultans of Swing for making the evening so much fun!