Academy Members from Down Syndrome of Louisville Embrace Gardening

Charlie holds a radishThe Academy members from Down Syndrome of Louisville have embarked on a gardening journey, showcasing their determination and love for nature. By cultivating their own garden, these individuals have discovered a newfound sense of independence, community, and accomplishment.

Gardening has proven to be a therapeutic activity for the Academy members from Down Syndrome of Louisville, fostering independence and valuable skills. With the support of dedicated staff and volunteers, these exceptional individuals have found purpose and joy in nurturing plants, cultivating a green thumb along the way.

The Academy members proudly showcased the results of their hard work with an array of fresh vegetables and lettuce harvested from their garden. This week they hosted a “salad party” for members and staff with their lettuce, radishes, and snap peas they harvested.


Similar Articles

Congratulations to Anna on her new job!

Anna started work at Forest Springs Health Campus on February 21st! She has already made an amazing impression on coworkers and management. Anna’s nurturing and caregiving nature will be an asset like no other, and her ability to socialize and make others comfortable is going to offer endless benefits. Want to learn more about DSL’s […]

Read More

In Loving Memory of Larry Barmore

It is with the deepest sadness we share with you that one of our former members, Larry Baremore has passed. Larry was a regular attendee of the Academy prior to the pandemic when he transitioned to the lodge. Please keep his family and friends close to your heart at this time. Larry Thomas Barmore, 64, […]

Read More

Local Gymnastics Facility Partners with DSL Academy

  We are so excited to be partnering with Power and Grace Gymnastics in Prospect! Our Adult Academy members are visiting this trampoline and gymnastics facility once a week and having a wonderful time! P&G are generously offering their space and staff to our Academy members each Wednesday morning for free. Thank you so so […]

Read More

DSL Family Adopts Those in Need

A huge thank you to the Robinson crew that provided three bags of groceries for our families in need. With the help of the Robinsons, 20 families were provided groceries for those in need as part of our adopt-a-family program this holiday season! Thank you again to all of those who helped take care of […]

Read More

Boogie Down Ballet at The Nutcracker

Click HERE to see their performance on our Facebook page.

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

DSL’s Katie Croom wins Sunshine Award at Mission BBQ

  On Dec 4th,  Katie was presented with the Sunshine Award during the Mission BBQ Christmas party. The award is reserved for someone who radiates positivity and comes to work excited, happy, and grateful to be there. Katie has been a tremendous asset to her team and is well cared for and respected. Her coworkers […]

Read More

DSL Virtual Classes Codes

Be sure to check the DSL Calendar to view class schedules and other fun programming! When Academy in-person classes are canceled, please use the link below for all 3, one- hour virtual classes at 9am, 1pm and 3pm. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/91005853724?pwd=UHQvV0xhNnIxUE45czFDNHFCMnpNZz09  Meeting ID: 910 0585 3724  Passcode: DSL  _____________________________________________________________ Tuesdays: Virtual Academy Tuesdays at […]

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

Ds Awareness Month – Meet Skyler

This is Skyler He is in 3rd grade. He loves to sing and dance all day. He’s a class clown and always takes things from home for show and tell. (His class doesn’t have show n tell just him) He has 8 siblings, 2 nephews and 3 nieces. He’s the brightest light in my life.

Read More

Ds Awareness Month – Meet Mia Rose

  Meet Mia Rose she is 17 months. Mia is such a happy baby and loves to smile. Mia loves to eat and dance. Mia loves to crawl and is working on walking, she is such a sassy pants and has her family wrapped around her precious fingers

Read More
Translate our Site »