School Age

DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Eli!

Hi! My name is Eli and I am 10 years old. I love watching YouTube, playing video games, and Spiderman. I enjoy doing softball and bowling with Special Olympics, and I am very athletic and outgoing. I love going to summer camp at DSL and seeing my friends. #DownSyndromeAwareness #DSLKindnessWarrior #TheLuckyFew #DownSyndromeLove

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Alex!

Meet Alex! **Also known as AP (short for Alexandria Paige)!** This 11-year-old is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside! She is in 5th Grade and is a Middle School Cheerleader! Dancing and singing seem to be her favorite things to do right now!  Her smile lights up each room she […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Cole!

Cole Santiago Quintela is 13 years old – youngest of 6. He loves to watch funny videos and listen to music on his iPad. He enjoys dancing and is thrilled when the folks around him APPLAUD! He is absolutely beautiful inside and out. If you would like to share a spotlight for someone you love […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Charlotte!

This is Charlotte Rice and she is 8 years old. She is in the 2nd grade and loves numbers. She gets very excited about music and dancing! She dances with the Diane Moore Miracle Dancers and really looks forward to going to dance class each week. She loves spending time surrounded by family and friends […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Madi!

Meet seven-year-old Madeline (Madi)! She loves horseback riding, gymnastics, her younger brother, and dancing to her own beat. She has a new puppy at home that she loves cuddling with and teaching basic obedience to. She loves DSL and all the fun activities and educational opportunities they offer. She had a blast at summer SEE […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Jonah

Hiya! I’m Jonah and I am 11 years old. I love school and DSL’s summer program. I am a huge Lou City Soccer fan and hope to play for a team soon. I am a self-proclaimed entertainer. I play drums to my favorite band’s music Twenty One Pilots. I am also a huge Elvis fan […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Emma!

Hi, I’m Emma! I’m 11 years old and just started middle school. I’m involved in cheer, cross country, gymnastics, t-ball, and track. I love attending DSL’S summer program. I’m a fashion diva and love to shop. My family loves all the support we receive from DSL. If you would like to share a spotlight for […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Bo!

This is Bo! He is 8 years old. His favorite things are his iPad, music, his sisters and his grandparents. Bo played baseball this summer and loved it. Bo is in first grade and we are so proud to be his parents. Bo loves being a kindness warrior 💙💛 If you would like to share […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Chelsea

Day 11 of Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Meet Chelsea Kay! She is 8 and loves to play outside and spend Friday nights with mamaw. Chelsea loves music and her sister. She is a momma’s girl but plenty of time and energy for daddy too! If you would like to share a spotlight for someone you […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Isaac!

Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #8! Hello! My name is Isaac! I’m 8 years old and in 1st grade. I love my family, dancing to music, my cat Pumpkin, watching Sid the Science Kid, wrestling with my dad and laughter. I am thankful for DSL and my friends who I know there. If you would […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Jacob!

Down Syndrome Awareness Month – Day #5! 💙💛 This is Jacob Reigel! He’s 7 years old and in the second grade. He is loving school this year especially being in class with his buddy Sam Spalding. Jacob loves to sing, dance, and act. He’s a huge fan of Fall Out Boy, minions, and any movie that […]

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Kynleigh!

Happy Monday! We’re still over here celebrating the kickoff of Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Meet Kynleigh! She just turned 7 in July. She loves music, dancing and living life like a party! If you would like to share a spotlight for someone you love with Down Syndrome contact ivyf@dsoflou.org #DownSyndromeAwareness #DSLKindnessWarrior #TheLuckyFew #DownSyndromeLove

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DS Awareness Month Spotlight – Meet Allen!

Down Syndrome Awareness Month is in full swing and we want you to meet more of our amazing members! Hi, this is Allen! He is 6 years old and is in Kindergarten at CAL. A big-time lover of the Cards, Allen also enjoys playing outside with his big sisters, riding his new bike, music, and […]

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Down Syndrome of Louisville Awarded $1800 From Louisville Metro Government

Down Syndrome of Louisville is honored to be a recipient of a grant from the Louisville Metro Government. The partnership with Lou Metro will allow Down Syndrome of Louisville to continue providing vital services to individuals with Down syndrome through our Summer Education Enrichment (SEE) and Career Solutions programs. Thank you, Louisville Metro Government!

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Down Syndrome of Louisville Awarded $3,500 from GPD Employees’ Foundation

Down Syndrome of Louisville is honored to be a recipient of a grant from the GPD Employees’ Foundation. The partnership with GPD will allow Down Syndrome of Louisville to continue providing vital services to individuals with Down syndrome that are just beginning their educational journey. Thank you, GPD!

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April School Age Spotlight – Osa Cameron

Meet Osa! She is 11 years old and says the three best words to describe her are funny, colorful, and kind! Osa loves drawing, swinging on the swings in Springtime, Barbi Dolls, and getting to answer questions during school! She is working hard at learning to swim and turning her head to breath! Osa says […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Emma Wegenast

Hi I’m Emma, I’m 10 years old. I love gymnastics, cheer, Miracle League T-Ball and running track. I’m excited to finally get to go back to school in-person to see all my friends. I love to go on hikes in the park. I’ve been attending functions at DSL since I was born. I have loved […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Madeline Kruchinski

I’m Madeline and I’m seven years old! I love reading, horseback riding, gymnastics, and swimming. I really enjoy going to school to learn and see my friends. I’m working on learning my sight words so I can read by myself. My favorite DSL event is the Christmas party where Santa flies in on his airplane […]

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March School Age Spotlight – Meet Calvin!

Everyone meet Calvin, our March #SchoolAgeSpotlight! 13 year old Calvin is confident, loving, and active, and is a great dancer! He loves basketball, Supreme Pizza, and anything to do with the Cards and Lebron James. Calvin enjoys getting to ride the bus to school and see his friends and teachers, and is working hard to become a better reader. […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Elijah Shown

Hi I’m Elijah! On any given day you will find me dancing up a storm to music with my headphones on – No really, I am breaking a sweat over here. I love music, basketball, softball, my family and anything that let’s me have a good time. I am a freshman in high school but […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Mallory Barnett

This is Mallory. She is 9 years old, likes to play on her tablet, listen to music, play hide and seek, and tell knock knock jokes. This past year, Mallory has participated in some virtual activities DSL has offered and is looking forward to bike camp this spring. We are forever grateful for all the […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Cole Quintela

Hi! My name is Cole and I will be a teenager next month! I am the youngest of six, and my favorite things are my iPad, Music, and my service dog named Chip! #WorldDownSyndromeDay #WDSDCountdown #321 #DSLKindnessWarrior Join us in Supporting our Members Would you like to spotlight your member for World Down Syndrome Day? Email ivyf@dsoflou.org to share!

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