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21 Shades (Black Family Support Group) – Virtual

21 Shades (Black Family Support Group) Please join the Virginia Down Syndrome Associations monthly 21 Shades of Virginial Black Family Support Group. The group, 21 shades of Virginia, is a support group created after an expressed need in support of families expecting or raising a Black/interracial child with Down Syndrome. The purpose of this group is to create a safe space for the Black Community to network, collaborate, create and share information while building meaningful connections. Upon registration you will be sent a link to Zoom. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Jasmine Samuel at [...]

Building Communication Skills – Adults

Classes are each Monday (Feb 12-Mar25th) from 4:00- 4:30 pm on Zoom. There is no class on Monday 3/4 due to Longwood spring break. Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 11, 18, 25. Longwood University speech therapy students will guide you each week with new conversations on fun and rewarding topics. In this low-pressure, conversational style program you'll learn just by connecting with friends and having a great time! This program is best for self-advocates aged 19+. If you are interested in the program for teens, contact sklauer@virginiadsa.org for the link. Register here: https://virginiadsa.networkforgood.com/events/66694-building-communication-skills-for-adults

Infant & Toddler Development Series – Virtual

Infant & Toddler Development Series - Virtual For New Parents of Children with Down syndrome Formally 'Learn to Grow', the Infant and Toddler Development Series will cover gross and fine motor skills, speech, sensory, hearing, and social skills development. There will be a new expert presenter each week to provide information and answer your questions. For parents of babies to 18 months old. **Spanish translation included! Please register by Monday 3.4.24 for translation services. ** All others please register by Wednesday 3.6.24 Learn how to support babies with Down syndrome as they grow and develop by connecting with other parents and [...]

Building Communication Skills – Adults

Classes are each Monday (Feb 12-Mar25th) from 4:00-4:30 pm on Zoom. There is no class on Monday 3/4 due to Longwood spring break. Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 11, 18, 25. Longwood University speech therapy students will guide you each week with new conversations on fun and rewarding topics. In this low-pressure, conversational style program you'll learn just by connecting with friends and having a great time! This program is best for self-advocates aged 19+. If you are interested in the program for teens, contact sklauer@virginiadsa.org for the link. Register here: https://virginiadsa.networkforgood.com/events/66694-building-communication-skills-for-adults

Infant & Toddler Development Series – Virtual

Infant & Toddler Development Series - Virtual For New Parents of Children with Down syndrome Formally 'Learn to Grow', the Infant and Toddler Development Series will cover gross and fine motor skills, speech, sensory, hearing, and social skills development. There will be a new expert presenter each week to provide information and answer your questions. For parents of babies to 18 months old. **Spanish translation included! Please register by Monday 3.4.24 for translation services. ** All others please register by Wednesday 3.6.24 Learn how to support babies with Down syndrome as they grow and develop by connecting with other parents and [...]

Building Communication Skills – Adults

Classes are each Monday (Feb 12-Mar25th) from 4:00-4:30 pm on Zoom. There is no class on Monday 3/4 due to Longwood spring break. Feb. 12, 19, 26 and March 11, 18, 25. Longwood University speech therapy students will guide you each week with new conversations on fun and rewarding topics. In this low-pressure, conversational style program you'll learn just by connecting with friends and having a great time! This program is best for self-advocates aged 19+. If you are interested in the program for teens, contact sklauer@virginiadsa.org for the link. Register here: https://virginiadsa.networkforgood.com/events/66694-building-communication-skills-for-adults

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