If you are an expectant parent or have been parenting your child with Down Syndrome
The DSANV Cooking Club is based on the tenets of maximizing choice, ensuring hands on engagement, using adaptations (as needed to ensure safety) and promoting families cooking together.
Since the onset of COVID-19, everybody is experiencing a sense of isolation, so we have created the Virtual Cooking Challenge. All DSANV members are welcome to participate.
Our hands on classes are led by self-advocate graduates of the DSANV Cooking Club and a family member partner. Leaders choose recipes, shop for ingredients, and help set up the cafeteria for their session. In March 2020 we are launching our virtual Cooking Club to all registered DSANV members.
The DSANV Cooking Club is based on the award winning text, Teaching Authentic Cooking Skills to Adults with with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Active Engagement by Janice Goldschmidt which:
DSANV thanks Janice Goldschmidt, educator and author of the foundational text we use in our Cooking Club, for sharing the recipes she has compiled in her work at Community Support Services, Inc.: here
Click on images to view a You Tube recipe video . Each video also includes a link to pictorial recipe.