DSAHRC Mission Statement

The mission of the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center is to provide parent-to-parent and professional services and support to individuals with Down syndrome and their families and to educate the broader community on Down syndrome. The services and support are provided to promote individuals with Down syndrome to reach their fullest potential and to become fully included members of their communities.

The specific purposes are as follows:

· To provide parent-to-parent support to parents/caregivers and other family members.

· To provide professional support to individuals with Down syndrome and their families, including services that promote medical, developmental, behavioral, and psychiatric welfare.

· To provide professional support to individuals with Down syndrome and their families, including services that assure individual educational needs are met.

· To provide professional support and services to individuals with Down syndrome and their families, including services that facilitate full participation and inclusion in their communities.

· To provide social opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

· To educate the general public on Down syndrome.

· To advocate for and with individuals with Down syndrome and their families.