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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.

Family Member News

  • Lumind Research Presentation

    Down Syndrome of Louisville, Inc. Presents:
    Research Matters…..and Right NOW is a Game Changer
    Dramatic Progress in Translating Biomedical Down Syndrome Cognition
    Learn more about research discoveries into new therapies
    Presentation #1 :August 17th DSL Kentucky Campus 8:00am
    Presentation #2: August 18th ACB Building 530 S. Jackson Street Louisville, KY (across from UofL hospital) 2:00pm

    RSVP by August 13th (502) 495-5088
    Childcare is provided for this session, MUST RSVP

  • Boogie Down Crew at Shakespeare (Video)

    The dancers on the Boogie Down Crew got to do a workshop with the Artistic Director of KY Shakespeare. They learned (and performed) a scene from Merchant of Venice before they danced on Sunday. Very impressive indeed!

  • The DSL Family Picnic was a blast!

  • 22nd Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

  • Brittany Ware dreams of GMA

    DSL member Brittany Ware sent a special message to the cast and crew of Good Morning America.

Community Events

  • Sizzling Summer Soiree

    Join us at the First Annual
    Sizzling Summer Soirée
    Friday August 8, 2014
    At Kye’s in Jeffersonville, Indiana

    Cool Down with Cocktails 6:00 P.M.

    Enjoy a Sumptuous Summer Buffet 7:00P.M.

    Sizzling Dancing to Live Music 8:30 P.M.

    Reservations 502-495-5088
    Email krisa@dsl.win.net