Social Gatherings & Events

Friday, March 17th  6:30-9PM at This Great Coffee Place In Hartland  365 Cottonwood Ave.

Don’t miss the St. Patrick’s Day Fun! We’ll be singing and dancing the night away at this Hip Hop Coffee Shop themed night! This event is designed for teens and adults with Down syndrome and their friends. Come dressed in your luckiest green attire and enjoy a green treat, friends and music. Beverages are available for purchase.


Wednesday, March 22  10AM-12:30PM at  GE Research Park Auditorium
                                                                            9900 W Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa, WI

Wisconsin Able Accounts, Policy & Employment Initiatives Round Table

Join Wisconsin State Representative John Macco, Sara Weir, President of the National Down Syndrome Society, Lisa Pugh, State Director, Arc Wisconsin plus a professional panel to discuss Access to ABLE Accounts, ABLE to Work, policy and employment. Sponsored by The Wisconsin Down Syndrome Advocacy Coalition ( a joint effort of the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin, The Madison Area Down Syndrome Society and Wisconsin Upside) & GE Healthcare People With Disabilities Network.


Join us for an informative presentation followed by a panel discussion featuring our speakers, people from the financial planning world, self advocates with Down syndrome and legal professionals. The conference will be followed by a light lunch.  This is a free event.

Register Here

Wednesday, March 22  World Down Syndrome Day Wine Dinner, at Artisan 179 in Pewaukee 6PM Details Here

“ 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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