Upcoming Meetings & Events


Scroll down to Past Events to see programming DSSW has provided in the past.

November 7th – Couple's Night Out - The Hill Bar & Grill, 6pm

 November 22nd – Holiday Shopping Event at the K-State Extension Center

 December 13th – Holiday Party at Grace Presbyterian Church

Past Events
If you would like additional information on any meeting topic, please send an email to info@dsswichita.org.

  October 11th –

Buddy Walk at WSU's Cessna Stadium

  September 13th –

Parent/Teen Night at the Office (Dinner & a movie or games)

 September 5th –

Mom’s Night Out - LongHorn Steakhouse, East

September 3rd –

DS 101 Seminar by Amy Allison from KCDSG at Heartspring

August 2, 2014

Ice Cream Social - Fairmount Park, 2p-4p

 June 21, 2014

Family Picnic - High Park

 May 17, 2014

Family Movie & Information Sharing Session - DSSW Office

April 12, 2014

Our Annual Talent Show took place at 10a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church.  

 March 22, 2014

Our World Down Syndrome Day Celebration took place from 4pm-8:30pm at Calvary United Methodist Church at 2525 N. Rock Road.  

 September 14, 2013

Dr. Elaine Harrington, pediatrician, discussing health care guidelines for people with Down syndrome

 October 12, 2013

2013 Buddy Walk®

 November 9, 2013

Fourth annual holiday shopping event

 December 14, 2013                                                          

 Annual Holiday Party 

 August 11, 2013                                                                        Family Movie & Popcorn

July 13, 2013
Book swap and information sharing session

June 8, 2013
Annual family picnic

May 11, 2013
ARC of Sedgwick County

April 27, 2013
World Down Syndrome Day celebration at the zoo

April 13, 2013
Annual talent show

March 9, 2013
Keith Gatum with Partners in Policymaking, a leadership advocacy training program for adults with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities

March 1-3, 2013
International Down Syndrome Coalition World Down Syndrome Day Kick Off at Great Wolf Lodge Resort in Kansas City

February 9, 2013
Scott Adams with the Special Needs Planning Center: Educational workshop on HCBS waiver program

January 12, 2013
Peter Daniels with the Sedgwick CDDO (County Developmental Disability Organization

December 8, 2012
Holiday party

November 17, 2012
3rd annual holiday shopping event at the Sedgwick County Extension Office

November 10, 2012
Anna Woods and five adults with Down syndrome speaking as self-advocates and discussing how they reclaimed their health with exercise and healthier diets

October 13, 2012
2012 Buddy Walk®

September 8, 2012
Jill Bosley from Children's Miracle Network

August 19, 2012
Splash park and ice cream social

August 11, 2012
Arts Partners - an educational program that integrates visual and performing arts

July 22, 2012
Pizza and bowling at Northrock Lanes and AJ's Sports Grill

July 14, 2012
Families Together - services and resources for children and families

June 30, 2012
Moms Night Out at a local restaurant

June 9, 2012
Annual family picnic at High Park in Derby

May 12, 2012
Decorated flower pots for Mother's and Father's Day gifts

April 14, 2012
Annual talent show

March 18, 2012
Pizza, bugs, and "A Bug's Life"...what a great meeting!

February 25, 2012
Linda McKechnie, handbell choir director, demonstrated techniques for teaching music to those with special needs

January 14, 2012
Anna Woods of Woods Wellness on aspects of fitness and nutrition

December 10, 2011
Annual holiday party, including a visit from Santa!

November 12, 2011
Pizza party with Soapy the Clown

October 8, 2011
Buddy Walk 2011

September 10, 2011
An open discussion on wandering and wandering prevention

August 13, 2011
Teri Harris, SLP, spoke on speech and language issues in individuals with Down syndrome and various therapy techniques

July 9, 2011
CARES (Canine Assistance Rehabilitation Education & Services)

June 11, 2011
Annual family picnic at High Park in Derby

May 14, 2011
Marti Johnson on special needs planning

April 9, 2011
9a-10a - New parent breakfast
10a-12n - Information sharing session

March 12, 2011
Annual talent show

February 12, 2011
Stephanie Nance on international adoption

January 8, 2011
Inclusion specialist Ellen Awe


Visit the Meetings page for a full list of past events.

Upcoming Meetings

November 7th, 6p.m.

Couple's Night Out - The Hill Bar & Grill

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