Heather Sachs, Policy and Advocacy Director at the National Down Syndrome Congress, joins DSAIA to discuss grassroots advocacy. The chat goes in-depth on the GOP tax bill and the effects it will have on persons with disabilities. Also in the discussion are upcoming issues and the new NDSC program NDAC which is all about the grassroots movement.
DSAIA visits with Jay Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Firespring, to discuss work culture, the overhead myth, and new and exciting ways to work smarter and not harder.
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...
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.