Every person with Down syndrome is a valued.


Support, such as services or programs, for parents and caregivers of children with Down syndrome.

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Programs aim to teach parents of children with Down syndrome to be effective first teachers.

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See how you can be involved in the Down syndrome community and meet more of your peers.

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Your support keeps programs and services open which helps the community grow.


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DSANV has become a trusted resource for individuals with Down syndrome and their families and friends in Northern Virginia. Our organization engages a strong board of directors and a broad base of volunteer and financial support to achieve our mission of ensuring individuals with Down syndrome, and their families, receive the support they need to participate in, contribute to and achieve fulfillment of life in their communities. 

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Sib Shop

SIBSHOPS: An Exciting, In-person Workshop for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs!
The Sibshop workshops are for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in Fairfax County Public Schools who have siblings with special needs to:
• Meet other siblings in a relaxed setting.
• Celebrate the many contributions made by brothers and sisters of children with special needs.
• Share sibling experiences and receive peer support.
• Play games and have fun!
June 28, 2024, 9 a.m.- noon
Leis Center (map)
7423 Camp Alger Ave
Falls Church, VA 22042
Presented by FCPS School Social Work Services