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

Seminar: Supporting Positive Behavior in Children & Teens with Ds

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: GHS Conference Room A & B - 255 Enterprise Blvd Greenville, SC 29615
Description: The Down Syndrome Family Alliance is proud to host an educational seminar for parents, teachers, and therapists on Dr. David Stein’s book, "Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don’t React Method." Dr. Brittany Rudy, Greenville Behavior Psychologist, will be present during the video presentation and afterwards to problem solve actual experiences for parents and teachers with a Q & A discussion.

The material is pertinent for all children and teens with Down syndrome, so please invite your teachers and therapists to attend to learn more about the neuroscience of Down syndrome and how the chromosomal brain difference affects behavior.

At the beginning of the seminar from 5:30pm to 7pm, the video presentation by Dr. David Stein will be shown, but feel free to join by 7pm if you would prefer to watch the video ahead of time (using the link below.) Dr. Rudy will be taking questions from 7-8pm.
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Sarah Johnson