WEEKLY Events

Get Moving Club at 10AM

Willow Creek Park, Saginaw

Get Moving Club will resume in September.

Next Chapter Book Club

Via Zoom

NCBC is for individuals 18 and older who have an interest in reading and hanging with friends.  Our NCBC will resume on Tuesday, August 17th at 4:30PM and we will be reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Alice Carroll.  You must RSVP no later than August 5th to receive a book.   For more information, please email BOOK.

JULY/AUGUST Events

Parent's Night Out 

Friday, July 30th at 6PM

Press Cafe, Clearfork, Fort Worth

All parents and caregivers are invited for a night out with appetizers on us!  This event is hosted by Sally Landrum.  Please RSVP and let us know you will be joining us at PNO.

Intro to Golf with The First Tee of Fort Worth

Tuesday, August 3rd at 6PM

Ben Hogan Learning Center, Rockwood Golf Course

Learn some basic golf skills with golf coaches from The First Tee of Fort Worth.  This is suggested for ages 7 and older.  You must RSVP to attend at GOLF.

SPEAK - DSC2U

Tuesday, August 10th at 4PM Via Zoom

Join a representative from LuMind as they discuss the new DSC2U program and what it means for the health of your loved one with Ds.  This program is via Zoom and you must register to attend at SPEAK.

SPEAK - Transition Services with Partners Resource Network

Wednesday, August 18th & 25th at 6PM

Green Oaks School, Arlington

This two-week workshop will provide parents with IDEA transition requirements for a student with a disability preparing for life after high school. We will cover important aspects of transition planning, information typically included in a transition plan, how transition plans are developed and by whom, and resources for more information on transition.  You must RSVP to attend at SPEAK.

SPEAK - Aging and Ds

Thursday, August 19th at 4:30PM Via Zoom

Individuals with Down Syndrome (DS) are at increased risk for age-related conditions such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) due in part to trisomy 21. Hear how brain changes occur over the lifespan and what are some of the early signs for AD among adults with DS. Learn how those changes occur and what to look for. Presented by Melissa Petersen, PhD. Assistant Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Department of Family Medicine, Institute for Translational Research.  You must RSVP to join at SPEAK.

COMING Soon

Step Up for Down Syndrome 5K (8AM) & Family Walk (11AM)

Saturday, October 16th

EPICCentral at Grand Prairie

New look.  New location.  And it's going to be EPIC!  We are partnering with Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation to bring you the most EPIC event of all time!  Early bird registration is March 21st-August 31st.

$20 with shirt/$10 without shirt (family walk)

$25 with shirt (chipped 5K)

Individuals with Down syndrome are FREE

Register and find out more information at STEPUP.