Member Success Stories

DSL Member, Jill Wright, cast in Sister Act the Musical

Congrats to DSL Member, Jill Wright, on being cast in Redline Performing Arts Company’s upcoming production of Sister Act the Musical! “Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty […]

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A bright red and yellow banner advertising Redline Performing Arts Company's upcoming Sister Act the Musical featuring headshots of cast members in small circles.

A Few Career Solutions Highlights from 2022

We are so proud of our Career Solutions Team who work tirelessly to find new employment opportunities for our members and provide support and encouragement to those already out working in our community! Check out a few of their success highlights below: Jonathan Boiney, who has worked for the La Grange Police Department since 2017, was […]

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DSL’s Own David DeSanctis in Hallmark Movie Out June 12

Hallmark to Debut Romance Centered on Lead Character With Down Syndrome (Exclusive)   By Philiana Ng‍ 10:56 AM PDT, April 13, 2022 Link to original article  Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will premiere a new romance centered on a lead character with Down syndrome, ET can exclusively reveal. Color My World With Love, which recently wrapped production, follows […]

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DSL Members Selected to Participate in Kentucky Derby Festival Fashion Show

Down Syndrome of Louisville Members Selected to Participate in Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show Bridget Matsen and Madeline Franklin will be walking the runway on Thursday, March 31 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 30, 2022) – Two Down Syndrome of Louisville members will participate in the 2022 Kentucky Derby Festival (KDF) Spring Fashion Show Presented by Macy’s […]

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WDSD Spotlights – Meet some of our ADA Members

  Hi! I’m Drew! I’m 30 years old and like hanging out with friends and being at DSL. Right now I am working on being myself, being more helpful, and eating more healthy! In my free time, I love to watch X-Men and Disney movies.           Hi! I’m Rosie! I’m 27 […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Meet Jenny

    Jenny Armour is a senior at Pitt Academy. She loves to sing, dance, swim, and participate in DSL social events.  Her favorites are dances, holiday events, and the girl’s lock-in. Jenny excels in multiplication, division, and STEM activities at school.  She is a joy and the life of any party.

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WDSD Spotlight – Meet Addison

  Addison is a 16-year-old 8th grader at Christian Academy of Louisville where he plays percussion in their Marching Band and runs on the Track Team! He loves ALL kinds of music from Fred Astaire & Broadway to 80’s rock and Skillet! When not competing in Marching Band Competitions or Track Meets, you might find […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Meet Louis

    This is Louis! He is 2 and a half and just got the hang of walking. He loves to walk up and give hugs on the legs and say aww! He enjoys watching all sports, musicals, and Bluey! Louis is looking forward to becoming a big brother for the first time, next month! 

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WDSD Spotlight – Meet Levi

    My name is Levi Lopez. I’m 8 years old and have never met a stranger. I love my mom and dad very much, they do so much for me along with my Team Levi Family. I love to meet new people and make friends everywhere I go. I love swimming, cooking, cars, running […]

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WDSD Spotlight – Meet Harris

My name is Harris.  I’m 2 going on 25.  I’m a happy little kid but sometimes I like to mix it up and show my bossy side.  When I start pointing at things, that’s when I mean business. My hobbies include building forts, playing with my twin brother, and seeing how far I can throw […]

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