Our Mission

The mission of Down Syndrome of Louisville is to support, educate, and advocate for individuals with Down syndrome; thus enabling them to reach their full potential.

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Meet Lynsey & Bailee

"DSL means the world to our family. It's the twins' second home. They look forward to their days at the Academy (especially field trip days!). I can't thank DSL's Career Solutions Specialists enough for their commitment to job coaching. Thank you, DSL!" - Jackie, Mom

2022 Impact Report

Meet Rose

"The online Boogie Down Crew was a lifeline for Rose. Her connection to these new friends made the choice easy. We moved to Louisville! DSL and all its programming have enriched Rose's life in so many ways. We are very thankful to have access to such a great organization!" - Kathy, Mom

Virtual DSL

Meet Brady

"When we found out our son had Down syndrome, it was an emotional rollercoaster. We had no idea what DS would mean for our son and family. Thankfully, from the moment we reached out to DSL, we felt some relief. We now had a group of people who would be with us every step of the way." - Caroline, Mom

Early Education (Ages 0-4)

Meet Phil

"It's like a family here. DSL has given us the opportunity to have information and help in our backyard. To know that there is a place here that says, 'We can help', means everything." - Ursula, Mom

Young Adult (Ages 18-34)

Volunteer

Down Syndrome of Louisville could not do what we do without the support of our amazing volunteers. Are you interested in getting involved? We have volunteer roles of all types and for any amount of time you have to give.

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Meet Sam

"Sam has attended DSL's Summer Education Enrichment (SEE) program for the past two summers, and he absolutely loves it! They follow his IEP, work on therapies and educational needs, and have so much fun. We are so very thankful for the support we receive from DSL and so fortunate to have this amazing organization in our community." - Karin, Mom

School Age (Ages 5-12)

Meet Grayson

"We had not been able to get away on a date for years! Enjoying time together while knowing that our child is safe and understood is so comforting." - Erin, Mom

Pop-Up Programming

Kindness Warrior Training

We believe anyone can be a Kindness Warrior. Kindness Warrior Training is a disability etiquette training that can be adapted for any audience.

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Boogie Down Crew

Healthy movement set to music and an opportunity to entertain is the goal of this program. Performances are scheduled throughout the year across our community. Follow us on social media to see more from the Boogie Down Crew.

Boogie Down Crew

Meet Matthew

"DSL has helped Matthew immensely. The teachers and family-like atmosphere have made him feel safe. They settled his anxiety and he even began mimicking his new friends' good behaviors. He has just blossomed!" -Denise, Mom

The Academy at DSL

Recent News & Updates

Congratulations to Anna on her new job!


February 22, 2024

Welcome Lisa!


February 21, 2024

DSL Setting the Standard!


February 20, 2024

Welcome Suzanne!


February 13, 2024

Enjoy A Bats Game with your DSL Family


February 9, 2024

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WKU has created a new comprehensive transition and postsecondary program, SAV-Y, and will begin taking students soon!

If your member is interested in pursuing higher education at WKU, please attend this informational
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WKU has created a new comprehensive transition and postsecondary program, SAV-Y, and will begin taking students soon! 

If your member is interested in pursuing higher education at WKU, please attend this informational

Members of the Academy had a blast at Power and Grace Gymnastics today! ... See MoreSee Less

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We're only one month away from World Down Syndrome Day!
Get your Pals Socks now to show your support to DSL through the link below!

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Were only one month away from World Down Syndrome Day!
Get your Pals Socks now to show your support to DSL through the link below!

https://palssocks.rallyup.com/dsl321/Campaign/Details?fbclid=IwAR0UeXPDjCKKTwutPlE0YUNEV9J9kaGtEBYgsOoiR8Fdl5MLTcaaMDXnTf8

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