Teachers work hard all year, but the holiday season is a great time to show appreciation for all they do! At this presentation, parents are welcome to join in making a gift for teachers and other support staff who have an impact on their child's life. This event is not open to the public and has a maximum number of participants. Please register online.
Launched in October 2014, the Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands (DSA) Education Series (DSES) is an educational seminar for families of children with Down syndrome.
Each month, a speaker experienced in the field of Down syndrome comes to discuss education, healthcare, or research on the disability to DSA members and Omaha families, hoping to positively impact the well-being of their children. The series was created as an unconventionally-formatted conference and will bring in speakers that one could expect to find at one of the major 3-day DS conferences across the nation.
DSA families, educators, therapists, healthcare workers, students, and other professionals are invited to attend.
Sessions are free but please register on the DSA event calendar. Sessions are held at 6:30 PM at the University of Nebraska Omaha unless otherwise noted on the DSA calendar.
The program received a Global Down Syndrome Foundation Educational Grant and continues to receive funding from local philanthropists and corporations.
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