Karen Bowersox of Downs Designs Dreams and William Herron of NBZ Jeans sit down with DSAIA to talk about the changes made in the last year. Bringing a customized clothing line to the Down syndrome community, Karen is well-known and celebrated in the community. Recently, she's made some big changes in the structure of Downs Designs. William Herron, a Navy veteran, works with Karen on the NBZ Apparel side to provide even more options to a wider market in need.
DSAIA sits down with Dr. Brian Skotko to discuss the findings of a 4-year research project on Down syndrome in the United States. The results are quite extraordinary.
Stephanie Meredith (National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis at the University of Kentucky) and Heather Bradley (Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network) talk about prenatal outreach resources available to our community. Courtney Dunevant talked to the duo after their presentation at the DSAIA conference in Cincinnati in February 2017.
Dana Wells with ds-connex sits down with Courtney Dunevant at DSAIA in Cincinnati. They talk about how it's never too early to start planning your walk and how online promotion can spur on fundraising as early as 4 months prior to your walk.
What do you get when you combine special education with theater? Just the right mix to create something incredible for the disability community that spreads across Michigan. And now, DSAIA is bringing it to you!
It all started with the Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan...
Another interesting interview from the 2017 DSAIA Conference in Cincinnati features the new Conference Chair, Ray Jancso before he took on the new position. Ray discusses his history attending/volunteering at the conference over the years as well as retelling the many stories from fellow attendees.
Ray is the former Board President of DSA of Memphis and the Mid-South and currently serves on the board of the National Down Syndrome Congress.
If you are interested in getting involved with the DSAIA Conference at the committee level, email DSAIA at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Join Shon Christy and Paige Purtz of Focal Point Social Media as they talk about the company's background, trends in social media and how they helped DSAIA increase its reach for its annual conference.
DSAIA Live sat down with Natalie Hale, founder of Special Reads for Special Needs and award-winning author, to talk about her passion for teaching reading to individuals with Down syndrome. Plus, we also get information on a new partnership with DSAIA that is aimed at DSAs!