Membership

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida (DSACF) offers a renewable annual membership in the association for only $20 per Individual or Family. Dues waivers are granted due to financial need and upon request.

Use our online signup form to become a member

Benefits for Members

By joining with other DSACF members (we have almost 600 families with a loved one here in Central Florida), you receive:

  1. Immediate and up-to-date access to the latest information and events.
  2. A New Parent Information Packet and Babies with Down Syndrome book ( a value of $16.95)
  3. Parent mentor support, upon request
  4. Free subscription to our quarterly newsletter DownTown as well as e-alerts
  5. Discounts for most workshops and events
  6. Financial scholarship opportunities for members only for educational evaluations, supplemental therapies, and emergency support
  7. Access to our many free activities such as playgroups, teen social activities, holiday party, etc.
  8. Free family Universal Studios trips, including personal meet and greet with some of your child’s favorite characters
  9. An evening at Cirque du Soleil La Nouba (for one guardian and individual with Down syndrome, 9 years old and up)
  10. Free educational consultations or support at individualized education plan (IEP) meetings
  11. Other offerings:
    • The free annual medical clinic “Special Clinic for Special People”
    • Parent mentors and monthly member-support meetings featuring experts
    • Lunch & Learn Monthly Webinars
    • Florida Down Syndrome Conference with national experts (discounted for members)
    • Therapy scholarships
    • Parent support & community/play groups – DADS, Lake, Marion, Alachua Volusia, Hispanic – just to name a few!
    • Dance/movement/music therapy classes
    • Free /discounted IEP advocacy
    • Public affairs advocacy on your behalf
    • Summer Pre-K Readiness and Fun With Friends camps (ages 2-13 years)
    • Universal Family Fun Day this fall!
    • SeaWorld Family Fun Day in the Winter!
    • SibShops – dedicated to brother and sisters of loved ones with Down syndrome
    • Resource lending library of books, videos, and reading programs
    • Free educational evaluations at Down Syndrome Center at Hope Haven
    • Special educations workshops such as Tips for Toilet Training
    • Annual Holiday Party – an evening of fun!

Be Counted! Become A Member or Renew Your Membership Support.

Benefits available to non-members:

  • Quarterly DownTown newsletter for one-year subscription
  • New parent information packet including the book, Babies with Down Syndrome, A New Parent’s Guide
  • Topical general meetings held monthly to address everything from potty training to estate planning

Become A Member

Let us count your voice in Central Florida as a family, friend, or professional touched by an individual with Down syndrome!

New members complete an online application on our secure site OR

Download the membership form  and mail to:

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida
204 N. Wymore Rd.
Winter Park, FL 32789

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