DSACF knows how important it is for adults with Down syndrome to stay active, healthy, and social. We offer a variety of programs and services to help Self Advocates achieve their dreams. We help our members build friendships, prepare for employment, plan for their futures, and much more!
Friendship Club is a social group for adults with Down syndrome. This club gives adults the opportunity to take a roll in planning and implementing their own social activities. The Friendship Club gives individuals a way to enhance their social lives and get to know others in the Down syndrome community.
This program is intended for teens and adults with Down syndrome who are interested learning how to start their own micro-enterprises and implementing what they learn! The program will begin with a 6 week once a week evening class. In this Entrepreneur Bootcamp, experts in the field will review various topics ranging from brainstorming the idea, to evaluating the market, to advertising to your market, to actually producing and selling a product. To best empower the self-advocate participants,’ parents will be required to attend concurrent sessions during the 6 week bootcamp. They will have homework and planning worksheets that are designed to be completed together.