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March 22nd, 2013

Delaware’s First Down Syndrome Day

Watch the resolution of March 21, 2013 at Legislative Hall in Dover. In attendance were several DSA of Delaware members, whose speeches are featured in the video. The declaration of Delaware Down Syndrome Day would not have been possible without their hard work. Click here to watch the video.

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March 7th, 2013

‘Spread the Word’ News Articles featuring DSA Members!

The News Journal published an article on Wednesday, March 6 about the Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign. It highlights local participating schools, Special Olympics of Delaware, and DSA of Delaware member Fiona Walsh! Visit the link to see her picture, and read the article about the campaign in Delaware. Another Delaware news […]

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March 7th, 2013

2013 Annual Dinner Keynote Speakers… on Katie Couric!

The keynote speakers for the 2013 Annual Dinner will be Bill Ott and Shelley Belgard-Ott. Previously featured on the news section of the DSA website, Bill and Shelley were also featured on the Katie Couric show! Bill Ott and Shelley Belgard-Ott are proof of the progress families are making today and evidence that love really […]

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February 8th, 2013

“When Bill Met Shelley” – a Love Story

The Washington Post published the beautiful love story of Bill and Shelley. Nothing could keep them apart. You must read and experience their story! Click here to find out what happened to Bill and Shelley. “If you’re that in love, age doesn’t mean a thing. Even though my mind was young and my heart was […]

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January 25th, 2013

US Department of Education Calls for Leveling the Playing Field for Students with Disabilities

Today, the United States Department of Education (DOE) released new guidance to schools and school systems throughout the nation that receive federal aid about the requirements of providing quality sports opportunities for students with disabilities.

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January 25th, 2013

Junior High Student with Down syndrome scores 3-pointer

Owen Groesser, a junior high student with Down syndrome, makes a pair of 3-pointers in his school’s basketball game and is featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter thanks to a twitter campaign by his friends and teammates.

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