Services & Programs

Services & ProgramsHospital care packages – delivered when individuals with Down syndrome are hospitalized

Prenatal Diagnoses Support – information and resources to parents receiving a prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome and training for medical professionals delivering this diagnoses to expectant parents.  learn more

Adaptive Arts Programs – offer a therapeutic artistic outlet as well as  a social group of peers for people with Down syndrome.  learn more

Awareness Programs – educate the community about the lives and needs of people with Down  syndrome, working to dispel myths about Down syndrome.  Kicks off with an annual “Buddy Walk” in September, First Downs for Down syndrome, Dollars for Down syndrome, October  Calendar Release Party, November Parent Programs, December  Ability Giving, February  Birthday Party, February Legislative Visits, March World Down Syndrome Day Celebrationlearn more

Cancer Support – for individuals with Down syndrome and cancer provided by funds for emergency needs.  Providing support ton-line, in person, phone calls and hospital visits. Financial support as well as hospital care packages for patients and family.  learn more

Social Gatherings – including play groups, self advocate karaoke night, parent’s night out, picnics, ice cream socials and much more.  learn more

“ See my daughter first, not her disability.”

~ Parent

“I have learned more from my son than I could have ever possibly imagined.
I hope I can give him as much as he has given me as he continues to grow up.”
~Deb Balderas

 Every time the Green Bay Packers make a first down,
UnitedHealthcare will donate to Wisconsin Upside Down!
~First Downs For Down Syndrome

“Our family learns, smiles, laughs, cries and thanks God for not only opening our hearts, but opening our eyes to what the picture [life] should be.”
~Marybeth Mielke

 “Down syndrome is a gift that can’t wait to be opened.”
~Diane Moede

 “One of my greatest joys is when my 3rd grade daughter,
who has Down syndrome, reads me a bedtime story.”
~Robbin Lyons

 “Having a child with Down syndrome has introduced me to so many wonderful people and given me a new respect for the differences in all of us.”
~Amy Elfner

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