The Down Syndrome Family Alliance of Greenville (DSFA) is a non-profit parent and volunteer-driven organization working to enrich the lives of people touched by Down syndrome. The DSFA has been in existence for 16 years with a Board of Directors of 13 members. We are the only group in Greenville where an estimated 300+ families can turn for support, guidance, and networking. The more we raise awareness and promote acceptance, the brighter the future for our members!
Our purpose is to:
- Promote acceptance and inclusion in all aspects of the community
- Provide services and online resources to individuals with Down syndrome and their families
- Provide new and expectant parents with an information packet
- Provide educational programs and seminars for all ages and a wide variety of topics by partnering with local organizations
- Sponsor social and networking events for the Greenville-area Down syndrome community
The Learning Program Pilot Series
The pilot will start at Level 1, focusing on children ages 3-8 (K-2nd grade) but will be open to families with children of any age. The course is intended to equip parents with resources, tools, and learning practices to supplement the traditional education/classroom. Parents will then take the learning materials home to implement with their child.
The Learning Program is a large investment for the organization. The DSFA is incurring the majority of the cost (around 70%), reducing the cost per family to only $60 for the 4 month pilot program. Classes are scheduled from 6PM-8PM on August 30th, September 13th, October 18th, and November 15th. In November, if moving forward with the remaining six months of the ten-month program, the remaining balance of $90 will be due. Total investment being $150. Classes are for parents only (no childcare will be provided).
Registration and nonrefundable payment ($60) is due by Tuesday, July 26th. Scholarships may be available.