Please join us for exclusive use of the Tumbling Tykes indoor/outdoor playground.
Namita Modasra, the DSAHRC Education Coordinator and a ‘Beyond Our Wildest Dreams’ conference committee member will kindly be available to answer any questions you may have regarding education and the April 28th, 2012 ‘Get Connected’ conference. She will have conference registration forms if you would like to register for the conference.
WHAT: TriplePlay date for children 0 - 6 and their families and friends
WHEN: Friday, April 20th from 4 - 6pm
WHERE: Tumbling Tykes 1050 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham
Tumbling Tykes website Phone 518-783-0767
HOW MUCH: Cost: $75 / # of kids playing. Please sign in inside.
BRING: your own snacks, socks
*There is no food or shoes allowed in the play room.
Hope you can make it!
The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of the 2012-2013 Board of Directors for the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center
Board of Directors for 2012-2013
Gayle Farman and Lisa Connally
Douglas R. Miller
All DSAHRC members are encouraged to vote on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 2:30 - 3:00 PM at the Annual Membership Meeting to be held at the Holiday Inn on Wolf Road, Albany, N.Y.
Don’t miss this opportunity, register today for our…..
‘Beyond Our Wildest Dreams Conference’…
Saturday, April 20, 2013 7:30am – 4:00pm
Holiday Inn, 205 Wolf Road, Albany, NY
Hear from our Keynote Speaker Michael Cardella about his inspiring story of “Living the Dream”..
Featured Speaker Vicki Windman, the Curriculum Director for BridgingApps will share her extensive experience and expertise in the latest in technology and applications for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and other android devices that greatly support all visual learners socially and educationally..
Expert Psychologists and Behavior Specialists will share positive strategies for promoting social relationships and networks.
Nutrition and Medical topics include the impact of diet on good health and brain development. Seizure disorders and Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome.
On Tuesday evening, April 3, 2012, William Van Evera, CLU, ChFC, Special Care Planner, the law firm of Wilcenski and Pleat, PLC and the Albany Agency,LLC of Mass Mutual are honored to be hosting and sponsoring Special Needs Recognition Night and Family Movie Night at the GE Theatre at Proctor’s in Schenenctady, N.Y.
As a way of saying “thanks” for our past support of their efforts and work in the special needs community, they have offered our organization and members, up to 30 seats to join the festivities and then watch the movie….
(Recently nominated for 11 Academy Awards)
Prior to the movie they will be honoring two deserving individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to the special needs community by either their volunteerism and /or their day-to-day efforts in working with individuals with special needs.
The program will begin at 6:30p.m. at GE Theatre at Proctor’s in Schenectady!
The countdown to the Raffle Drawing begins…..
Only 8 days left to get your raffle tickets…
Grand Prize: $10,000
2nd Prize $ 2,500
3rd Prize: $ 1,500
GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!!
Drawing will be held on April 27, 2012 at 8:00 pm at the Family Dance, Holiday Inn, Albany on Wolf Road. For more details please go to our website at www.dsahrc.org.
Raffle tickets are $100 per ticket.
You can get your friends together and buy a group ticket!!
The Nominating Committee is interested in hearing from all DSAHRC members who might be willing to serve on the DSAHRC Board of Directors.
Join the DSAHRC Board and take part in this rewarding and much needed work on behalf of our children, youth and adults.
We're getting ready to make 2012 a year to remember and we need YOUR support to make this happen...
The Annual Membership and Election of 2012 - 2013 Board of Directors will be held during the Beyond Our Wildest Dreams Conference from 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on April 28, 2012 at the Holiday Inn. All members are encouraged to attend, and welcome even if they are not attending the full day conference. Come hear an update about the DSAHRC from outgoing President, Harm Velvis, and learn more about activities for the coming year and how to get involved!
21 March, 2012 marks the 7th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day, and for the first time in 2012 this day will be officially observed by the United Nations. It is held on March 21st (21/3) to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of chromosome 21, which causes this genetic occurrence. The aim of the day is to raise awareness and understanding about Down syndrome, and to promote the inherent rights of persons with Down syndrome to enjoy full and dignified lives and be active and valuable participants in their communities and society.
Please click on the link below to view an inspirational video created by International Down Syndrome Coalition for Life.YouTube - Videos in this email
World Down Syndrome Day
Calendar Sale 3 for $21
If you haven’t already purchased your 2012"Aiming High "Calendar, this year’s theme of “Around the World” is a perfect way to commemorate World Down Syndrome Day.
The DSAHRC is offering the calendars at a special price of 3 for $21.