For the second consecutive year, trained professionals and volunteers will teach children with Down syndrome to ride two-wheeled bicycles.
HOBART | At Hobart Middle School a dedicated group of eighth-grade girls are continuing their volunteer work by collecting money for a cause.
HOBART | To help celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and to promote inclusion. The Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana hosted a walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds on October 6 to raise money for the NDSS. Over the last couple of years the Buddy Walks hosted across …
HIGHLAND | The first crop of heirloom tomatoes grown by Planting Possibilities Inc. made their way into kitchens Saturday during the nonprofit group’s fundraising sale of mums at Sarkey’s Florist in Highland.
HIGHLAND | The Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana on Friday will host its annual awards banquet, with a magical twist.
It will be all glitz and glamor when the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana hosts its Awards Night on May 11.
Just because my son has Down syndrome doesn't mean he shouldn't be taught appropriate social skills and be able to wonder about the possibilities of his future.
As with any child, it is important for me to set limits on my son's behavior while encouraging him to do his best.
Everyone needs to feel supported and to know that they are not alone in the struggles of raising children. This is especially true when raising a child with special needs.
As a professional that works with children and families, I am often asked whether I have any children of my own. I tell them about my two children, a girl and a boy. I tell them that my daughter is intelligent, witty, thoughtful and sensitive, and my son is funny, expressive, curious and aff…
Participants in the Buddy Walk, a primary fundraiser for Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana, start their journey Sunday around the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point.
The day is about raising awareness of Down syndrome and providing a location for families to network and share experiences about children with special needs.
CROWN POINT | Joe Ferrantella knows that it can be an adjustment for new parents to learn their newborn has Down syndrome.
CROWN POINT | The Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Indiana Buddy Walk is scheduled for noon Oct. 10 at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Check in begins at 10:30 a.m.
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