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Next Steps Program

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Grow along with your baby!!! Join us for our Next Steps Program!   Family First Speech Therapy and Kids Connect Occupational Therapy have partnered with the Down Syndrome Association of Houston to provide an educational, hands-on clinic for children ages 6-18 months! Our Next Steps program is FREE for DSAH members and will be held […]

DSAH Annual Pool Party


You are invited to the Down Syndrome Association of Houston’s annual pool party bash!! Save the date for the Down Syndrome Association of Houston’s annual Pool party!! This will be a fun filled afternoon for all families with a loved one with DS of all ages!! At the Noah’s Ark Pool there is a small pool […]

Education for Life goes to 5 days a week!


Education for Life goes to 5 days a week!! We have some very exciting news!! Down Syndrome Association of Houston’s Education for Life (E4L) will become a 5-day program beginning September 9th, 2014. The Tuesday/Thursday program will be structured differently than the Monday/Wednesday/Friday program. The day will include a dance class, reading class, technology class, math class, […]

Once in a lifetime Special Adventure


The Down Syndrome Association of Houston has partnered with Trips.Inc Special Adventures to bring you a Once in a Lifetime Special Adventure!!   DSAH has partnered with award-winning Trips Inc. Special Adventures to give your loved one with Down syndrome an unforgettable Holiday trip! TRIPS Inc. provides all-inclusive vacation packages* for travelers ages 16 & older with […]

Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down syndrome


DSAH joins forces with Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down syndrome Join the Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy and DSAH in a fun-filled weekend tennis camp on Saturday September 27 and Sunday September 28 at the Chancellors Family Center.  Individuals ages 5 and above are encourage to participate in this academy that will focus on physical training, tennis instruction and lots […]

Sign up for the 2014 Houston Buddy Walk & Houston Buddy Run

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GET YOUR TEAMS READY FOR THE 2014 HOUSTON BUDDY WALK! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR GOAL This year’s Buddy Walk and Buddy Run will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014.  The Houston Buddy Walk attracts over 10,000 participants, who walk the 1-mile course, around the Minute Maid Park in the streets of […]









The Down Syndrome Association of Houston (DSAH) has been an important part of the Greater Houston community for 40 years.  What started out as a small group that met in the basement of Texas Children’s Hospital has grown into a thriving, multi-faceted program with our office located at 7115 W. Tidwell, Bldg. K, Suite 106, in Houston and more than 1,800 members from all over the Houston area.  DSAH has branched out into community groups in Baytown, Katy, Pearland, Spring, and The Woodlands, NorthWest, Inner Loop  and others are forming.

Our mission at DSAH, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is to provide programs and support to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the professionals who serve them, and to create awareness in the community through advocacy, education and medical outreach. The website plays an intrinsic part of this mission.

We envision a community in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance the quality of their life, realize their life aspirations, and become accepted as part of our very diverse society.  And this website depicts our self-advocates engaging in activities that are as diverse as they are – once again proving that they are “More Alike Than Different.”

As DSAH has grown, we have gradually developed programs for all age groups – from those requiring prenatal counseling and/or adoption referral to those who have a newborn and receive a New Baby Gift Basket delivered at area hospitals, all the way to our Education for Life Program for our adult self-advocates who have graduated from high school.  DSAH invites you to learn more about Down syndrome, review our current newsletter, our programs and services and to get involved.  We also invite you to consider being a volunteer.

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Learn about Down syndrome with the “Just Like You – Down syndrome” video by The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City.

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