DADS LogoIn 2011, DSANV launched a Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome group. The purpose of D.A.D.S. is to assist and support, through fellowship and action, the fathers and families of individuals with Down syndrome.

Veteran and new fathers of children with Down syndrome are invited to the Northern Virginia (DSANV) chapter of Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome (D.A.D.S.) We meet monthly from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on the third Tuesday of most months. During this time of social distancing, future meeting formats will take place as a Zoom meeting. 

First Zoom meeting to take place Thursday April 23rd 7-9PM, it’s bring your own beverage and pizza. Please email Rich ( or George to let them know you’re interested in participating and they’ll share the link and password with you. 

Check out the DSANV events or the DSANV Facebook page to find more information about upcoming events.

Contact the local coordinator by email for more information.

Dad Kisses Child GraphicDear Dads of children with Down’s Syndrome:

Please join us on Facebook and check out the DADS national website.

“Share what you know, learn what you don’t.”