2020 Graduate Spotlights – Meet Emme

Please help us celebrate Emme Harrod, Martha Lane Collins High School graduate!
????????????????????????????????????????
Emme is 19 years old with a personality that brings joy to all who know her! She loved high school, especially her senior year where she was chosen as Homecoming Queen! Emme loves participating in special Olympics, writing songs and snap chatting with her friends. She was just named “Athlete of the Year” by Special Olympics Kentucky! She has a big dream to attend college and is hoping to start that journey with the College Connections program with JCTC.
#Graduate #NoLimits #ActuallyICan #DSlKindnessWarrior


Similar Articles

Celebrate WDSD with a New Tattoo!

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day this March with a brand new tattoo! Book your session with the Main Street Tattoo team Monday through Saturday throughout March! Main Street is offering 3×3 tattoos for the generous price of $50, but if you’d like to book something outside the provided tattoos below, please discuss this with the […]

Read More

Sacred Heart Academy & Trinity High School Supporting DSL!

Sacred Heart Academy and Trinity High School held their 13th Annual Rock the Heart charity lacrosse game in the fall. This year, both teams chose to raise money for Down Syndrome of Louisville due to personal connections they have with our organization. Morgan Keesaer, who plays for Sacred Heart, has a younger sister who has […]

Read More

Welcome Bayley!

A new face at DSL! Bayley Thompson is a counselor-in-training with the clinical mental health counseling graduate program at the University of the Cumberlands. She is doing her clinical experience here at DSL as an intern under the supervision of Jenny Kimes, helping provide mental health support to our teen and adult members and families. […]

Read More

Entrepreneurs with Down syndrome wanted!

You are invited to participate in the 2024 DSAIA Annual Leadership Conference Entrepreneur Showcase! Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action is excited to be bringing back the Entrepreneur Showcase to this year’s conference — February 15-17, 2024 in Dallas, Texas. Click Here to learn more about this year’s conference. The Entrepreneur Showcase will be part of […]

Read More

Welcome Selma!

Meet Selma Suljic, our new Academy Teacher at Down Syndrome of Louisville! Originally from Bosnia, Selma landed in the US as a kid and found her passion for special education at Marion C Moore. #GoMustangs When she’s not in the classroom, she’s at home with her dog, Ash. Selma is a die-hard Diet Coke fan; […]

Read More

Boogie Down Ballet at The Nutcracker

Click HERE to see their performance on our Facebook page.

Read More

Boogie Down Crew at The Nutcracker

  Thanks again to the Louisville Ballet for having the Boogie Down Crew out to perform before the big show on Saturday, December 16th. @dsoflou The Boogie Down Crew loves @Lindsey Stirling! 🎻 Thanks again to the @Louisville Ballet for hosting us before The Nutcracker on Saturday! ♬ original sound – Down Syndrome of Louisville

Read More

DSL Indiana Volunteer Shops for Members

Thank you so much to all of the friends of DSL that make for a happy holiday season for our members! Indiana volunteer Kirk did some holiday shopping for some of the Down Syndrome of Louisville Indiana members. Kirk owns Kleaners, LLC and each month a portion of their profits are donated to DSL- we […]

Read More

Academy Classroom Getting in the Holiday Spirit

Our Academy teachers and students are having fun getting ready for Christmas next week! Here is Cathy, DSL Academy Coordinator, with her class enjoying a little holiday art, cookies & hot cocoa! Merry Christmas to all! ❤

Read More

In loving memory of Brian Smith

It is with the deepest sadness we share with you one of our beloved members, Brian Smith has passed. Brian loved Elvis and particularly loved to dance to Jail House Rock. He loved hanging out with friends at DSL. He especially loved ice cream and doing math! We liked to call him “math wiz”. We […]

Read More

Sensory-Friendly Santa at Down Syndrome of Louisville

Down Syndrome of Louisville recently organized a Sensory-Friendly Santa Event, offering families a uniquely inclusive holiday experience. Central to the event was the opportunity for families to enjoy personalized time with Santa. The one-on-one interactions allowed children to engage with Santa at their own pace, resulting in genuine smiles and unforgettable moments. The families also […]

Read More

Ds Awareness Month – Meet Mallory

  Mallory is 11 years old and loves listening to music, cheering on her sister at volleyball games and eating rice and beans at her favorite restaurant El Nopal. She keeps us laughing with all her jokes and games she plays on us!

Read More
Translate our Site »