Acceptance starts here

The Down Syndrome Association (DSA) of Greater Charlotte is a non-profit, family support organization. The goal of the DSA of Greater Charlotte and its families is to enable individuals with Down syndrome (Ds) to reach their full potential and become respected members of their community.

Learn More


Exciting News: DSA of Greater Charlotte is “on the move”!
Click here for more details!

Want to make a difference in the lives of people with Down syndrome? Work for us. Check out our job listing for a full-time Administrative Program Coordinator here.

For upcoming events click here.

2019 UPsides of Down Calendars available! Purchase yours today. Thanks to SnookySmiles Photography for capturing the many faces and personalities of our kids.

For expectant and new parents of children with Down syndrome, any opportunity to speak with other parents who have experienced what you are experiencing can be invaluable. The DSA of Greater Charlotte’s First Call program is a volunteer group of trained parent mentors available 24/7 to listen, share, answer questions, and provide valuable information.  If you would like to speak with a First Call parent, complete a First Call contact form.

Quick Start Resource Guide

Our library of resources is designed to help you find useful information, agencies and more in your
area. Select from the categories below or browse our complete resource center.

Visit our resource center

Upcoming Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year to celebrate, educate and empower individuals with Down syndrome and those who support them.

all events