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The Down Syndrome Association (DSA) of Greater Charlotte is an approved 501(c)3 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.

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Announcing: Greater Charlotte Buddy Walk Goes Virtual!

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 & Down Syndrome

Important COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource

Do you need assistance during the COVID-19 crisis? We are here for you. All requests & inquiries will be kept confidential. Contact us.


For our Weekly Virtual Programming calendar, visit our Virtual Learning Resources web page, as well as our YouTube Channel featuring some of our favorite camp counselors, teachers and staff!

Donate and be a part of our 2020 Vision! Our EIN is 56-1541529.


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.

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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.

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