First Steps Baby & Toddler Group
Join parents of other babies and toddlers with Down syndrome at our monthly play group and educational session. Each month will focus on a relevant topic to the growth and development of your baby and will feature a guest speaker with an expertise in that area. Some discussion topics include speech, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, sign language, and many more. All are welcome to join, please see our events calendar for details of our next meeting.
Welcome to DSAGT
We know that receiving a new diagnosis can be overwhelming. At DSAGT we're here to welcome you with open arms and provide you with a community of other families who know exactly what you're going through. We want to celebrate your new baby and provide you with a basket of gifts. Are you a new parent in need of a baby basket?
New Parents Guide
This is your guide to navigating the first steps of a Down syndrome Diagnosis. We try to answer your questions and provide up to date resources that will be most helpful in your first few months as a new parent.
New Parent Packets and Baby Baskets
DSAGT provides parent packets and baby baskets for new parents of children with Down syndrome to local hospitals and other agencies. If you have not received a packet and would like one mailed to you, or if you are an agency that needs more packets, please contact us at email@example.com.
Mom's Night Out
Join DSAGT moms for a night out to relax and connect. Meetings currently take place on Zoom on the 1st Monday of every month at 8:30pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Dad's Night Out
Join DSAGT dads for a fun night out where they can get to know and support one another. Locations vary. Visit our home page or email email@example.com for details.
The Down Syndrome Clinic
The Down Syndrome Clinic is now offered through ProMedica Toledo Children's Hospital Pediatric Specialty Clinic. Dr. Eileen Quinn, an esteemed member of DSAGT and a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician will be providing care to individuals with Down syndrome from birth to 21 years. Appointments are available on Wednesday afternoons and can be scheduled by calling (419) 291-5599
DSAGT has a wide array of informational, inspirational books and videos available for families use. Here is a list of resources currently available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 567-742-4004 to borrow a title or to find out more about what we have.
DSAGT offers a maximum one-time per year $100 scholarship to individuals with Down syndrome to attend a camp or recreational, therapeutic or educational program of their choice. Click here for more information.