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Become a Member

Are you a parent of a child with down syndrome who lives in the Hudson Valley or who plans on moving to the area?  Do you have someone in your life who has down syndrome? Become a member with a $12 a year membership fee.

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As a member of the DSAHV you get access to our online forum. There you can privately converse with other members. This is a full functional social system. Become a member and get access to parents just like you.

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New & Expecting Parents

Enjoy support, proper information and guidance from parents who were once in your shoes.

“We are more alike than we are different.”

Mission Statement

The Down Syndrome Association Hudson Valley, established by a group of parents in the 1980s, is a volunteer driven organization created for local families. We wish to see our children and adults with Down syndrome live fulfilling, empowered lives and strive to meet the individual needs of each family. Our mission is simply:
  • To provide support to new parents
  • To obtain and provide up to date information on Down syndrome to parents and others
  • To increase community awareness of Down syndrome
  • To enhance employment opportunities for people with Down syndrome
  • To improve education for students with Down syndrome

The Board

Michael Suarez – President
Tammy Windheim – Secretary
John Zimoulis
Maha Golden

Bonnie Dombroski
Jessica Doering – Self Advocate
Christa Wicklund – Self Advocate
Ashley Quitoni – Membership Coordinator
Jason Gehlert – Program Coordinator

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