As the leading provider of support, education, and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome in the Kentuckiana area, Down Syndrome of Louisville was tasked with finding a way to support our members and their families from afar during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the accessibility, this created for so many we are excited to permanently offer virtual programs. See below for LIVE and RECORDED programs.
You can see all of our program categories here. We also have many additional Family Support Services in addition to these programs. Our Lifelong Learning Model shows many of the programs and services that we offer throughout the lifespan in one quick glance.
Live Virtual Programs
Our Adult Development Academy Classes are weekday, one-hour educational classes with the goal of keeping individuals with Down syndrome minds moving with engaging content. These classes can be covered by KY Medicaid Waiver or paid for privately for just $11 an hour. If you have an individual with Ds join our ADA classes, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also join a class for free to try it out!
Virtual Dance Parties
Our Boogie Down Crew classes are offered for one hour twice a week and are always free. All ages welcome. Come dance with us! (And on Mondays we cook too.. see right)
Virtual Cooking Classes
Join us each Monday with a guest chef who has Down syndrome teaches us how to make a recipe. You can also find all of our recipes and helpful kitchen gadgets by clicking below.
Bollywood class is offered every other week for one hour and is always free. All ages welcome. Come dance with us!
Recorded Virtual Programs
Recorded Boogie Down Crew Songs/Classes
All-day entertainment with our volunteers Ms. Charnette and Ms. Lynn and choreography from our favorite Broadway star, Mr. Cameron!
Broadway Sing-a-long Nights
Broadway Sing-a-long with Sing for Your Seniors is a group of Broadway performers who began performing for us virtually during the pandemic and we love it so much – they haven’t stopped. We are so lucky to witness such talent LIVE. You have to tune in! Check the calendar for the next LIVE or watch a recording below.
DSL News Recordings
Watch our friends cover some hot topics on the DSL News.