By popular request, our next DADS (DS) meeting will be Tuesday, August 18th between 7:00
Our Vision: A day in which every person with Down syndrome is a valued and contributing member of their community.
DSANV’s mission is to ensure individuals with Down syndrome, and their families, receive the support necessary to participate in, contribute to and achieve fulfillment of life in their communities.
DSANV was originally founded as MOMS in 1972. In the early 80s, the name was changed to Parents of Down Syndrome (PODS). In 2004, we became the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia (DSANV). Since then, we have grown to more than 900 members representing the thousands of individuals across Northern Virginia who have Down syndrome.
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 in achieving our mission.
DSANV has a history of success in: