June Tutoring Spotlight – Harish Chandan

Meet our June Tutor of the Month: Harish Chandan! Harish, a board member, and father to member Ankur Chandan started tutoring in 2018 with the desire to give back to a program that has helped his son so much. Harish says, “I highly recommend everyone become a tutor because you learn more than you teach. I also recommend people volunteer for other DSL programs because it is very rewarding to help others…” Thank you, Harish for all that you do!


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A Few Career Solutions Highlights from 2022

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Down Syndrome of Louisville Announces its 30th Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament

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2022 WDSD Spotlight – Meet Miracle

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Penn Station Hosts National Fundraiser for Local Down Syndrome Associations

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