D.A.D.S. Zoom

By popular request, our next DADS (DS) meeting will be Tuesday, August 18th between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m..  Please email Rich (rich_westhoff@hotmail.com) or Geroge to let us know you’re interested in participating and we’ll share the link and password with you.    

D.A.D.S. Zoom

By popular request, our next DADS (DS) meeting will be Tuesday, July 21st between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m..  Please email Rich (rich_westhoff@hotmail.com) or Geroge to let us know you’re interested in participating and we’ll share the link and password with you.    

DSANV Summer Buddy Program!

Since we can only have a limited amount of in-person social interaction this summer, DSANV is creating a Virtual Buddy Program! Self Advocates will be paired up with High School students from either the Young Men’s Service League (YMSL) or the National Charity League (NCL). DSANV has enjoyed a long-standing relationships with YMSL and NCL. YMSL is […]

Webinar with David Egan

Coming July 7th at 7:00 pm, DSANV will proudly host a webinar featuring David Egan! David is a DSANV board member, a long-time DSANV member, and an international level self-advocate. He will be discussing his book, More Alike Than Different: My Life with Down Syndrome, during the webinar. Click HERE to register. Please join us […]

Summer at the Movies Series

DSANV Summer at the Movies is like a book club for movies! Everybody will watch the movies on their own time, and then we’ll gather virtually to discuss the films. We hope you can join us for interesting conversations and some summer fun at the movies! Schedule July 9 at 6:00 pm – DSANV Board […]

D.A.D.S. Zoom

Although we typically cease meeting during the summer, there’s an obvious interest in continuing to meet during the summer months.  Accordingly, Rich and I will host online meeting via Zoom on Thursday the 18th  between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m..  Please write Rich (rich_westhoff@hotmail.com) or me (gbuzby@aol.com) to let us know you’re interested in participating and […]

7/15 Virtual BINGO

The Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia and Washington Speech present Virtual Wednesday Night Bingo! Adults and high school students with Down syndrome or other IDD are welcome to join us. Click HERE to register! You can print out your BINGO board and use household markers such as Cheerios or pennies. Or you can use a […]

DSANV Virtual Relationshapes Activities

Relationshapes is a program presented by the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia to teach individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), including Down syndrome, about social relationships. During the Stay at Home Order issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, DSANV is presenting a series of online lessons and activities from our Relationshapes program that can be conducted at […]

DSANV Virtual Cooking Club

The DSANV Cooking Club meets periodically to prepare and taste delicious new recipes! It is based on the tenets of maximizing choice, ensuring hands on engagement, using adaptations (as needed to ensure safety), and promoting families cooking together. Click here to learn more! Every two weeks there will be a new Virtual Cooking Challenge from […]