Amor y Fortaleza Support Group's  
September Meeting at Pico/Union District 
DSALA will be holding the Basketball Program at The Young Oak Kim Academy in Los Angeles, Saturday October 3rd through Nov 17th   Click here for more Information

Submit your request by September 28 at midnight to participate in the Disney Community Involvement Program and get you Disney tickets   Submit Form   


18th Annual Buddy Walk

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  Every Thursday  

  DSALA/ BTA Jr. Class

  DSALA Office

  $15 payable to  

  Mary Rings 


  Tue, September 25, 2012

  6pm - 7pm

  Downright Blessed

  Parent Support Group

  St. Matthias High School:

  7851 Gardendale St

  Downey, CA 90242

  For more information call

  Irene at 562-607-2100


  Thu, Sept 27, 2012

  6pm - 7pm

  VIP Mom's Night Out

  Mimi's in Victorville

  Diana Pahl 760-949-1260  

  Thu, Sept 27, 2012

  6:30pm - 8:30pm

  Up for Down

  Casa Colina Children's Center

  255 E Bonita Ave,

  Pomona, Ca 91767

  Call for more information

  Carol Anten 909-268-6344

  Patty Hynes 626-915-7119

  Sharon Neault 909- 945-7777  

  Fri, Sept 28, 2012

  6:00pm - 7:30pm

  Up for Down:

  Young Chef's Academy

  514 W First St,

  Claremont, Ca 917011

  Cost: $25

  Call (909) 625-7505 to register

  For more info call:

  Carol Anten (909) 268-6344

  Patty Hynes (626) 915-7119

























  deadline Sept 28, 2012

  Disney 2013 Community  

  Involvement Program

  Ticket price for 2013:

  * 1-Day, 1-Park  

  (Disneyland or California  

  $46 each (ages 3 +)

  * 1-Day Park Hopper visit  
  both parks in one day
  $66 each (ages 3 +)    

   *Ticket include parking

  Submit Form Now  


  October 6 - Nov 17

  DSALA Basketball Program

  Young Oak Kim Academy

  615 S Shatto Pl

  Los Angeles, CA 90005

  Cost: $30 per athlete

  (Includes trophy)

  For information call


  Or email



  Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 

  10 am - 12 pm

  Saturday Seminars

  DSALA Office    

  Back by popular demand!
  Addressing challenging    

  behavior in children with  

  Down syndrome:
  The use of applied  

  behavior analysis for  

  assessment and  


  by Jessica Yomtobian,  

  M.S., BCBA
  RSVP to

  Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012

  6 pm - 8 pm

  Downright Blessed!

  Downey, Ca

  iPad Applications for  

  Children with Special Needs 

  Laura Simmons-Martinez

  Technology Project  

  Director at TASK,
  free to families 

  Must RSVP, Space Limited

  RSVP to info@dsala.org 

  Sunday, October 7, 2012
  10th Annual Inland Valley 
  Buddy Walk  
  Registration information
  Oct 2012
   SFV Monster Mash
all ages
  More information to come!

  Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

  The Down Syndrome  
  Association of Los Angeles  
  18th Annual Buddy Walk  
  & Festival Register now
  for the  2012 Buddy Walk!
  Start your team and join us 
  in Santa Anita Park in


  Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 
  10 am - 12:30 pm

  DSALA Office
Josh Passman & Bet Tzedek
  RSVP to info@dsala.org

   Clinic Flyer     

    Clinic Flyer - (Spanish) 

    Intake Form  


  Sat, December 8, 2012

  3pm - 6pm


  Ages 17 and older





  Cost $15.00

  For Information call:

  Kathy Martin 818-360-8860 or

  Nancy Hall 818-368-4209  

  More information to come


  Fri, Jan 25 thru

  Mon, Jan 28, 2013

  Moms Need Moms Cruise

  Carnival Cruise to  

  Ensenada, Mexico

  Erika Villanueva or call

  Saturday, March 9, 2013
  7 pm
  Kings vs Flames

  World Down Syndrome Day 
  with The L.A. Kings
  Ice Hockey 
  More information to come!


   Every Friday 

9:30 am to 11:30 am    

Club 21: First Steps

Babies birth to age 3

  (also second Sat of the month)



  Free 2 Be Me
  Sept 16-Dec 2
  Ballet I & II:
10 weeks
  Westside School of Ballet,
  Santa Monica
  Scholarships available!




  classes for 3-6 year-olds!  

  Taught by  

  ABT certified teacher  

  Adriana Fernandes.


  Sept 28-Nov 2   
  SFV Location:

  Valley Dance Dimensions,  
  Woodland Hills
  Sept 29- Nov 3
  West L.A. Location

  Dance for Kids,
  Brentwood, CA 90049

  For early registration, fees and
  information, contact
  Colleen Perry  

  at (310) 259-8970 and visit       



  Friday, Sept 21, 2012

  10:00am - 11:30am

  DS Play Group/ 0 - 3

  SCLARC Resource Center

  3180 E. Imperial Highway,

  Lynwood, CA 90262

  Information 213-744-8882.      

  Friday, Sept 21, 2012

  7pm - 9pm

  New Horizon's Dance

  for Adults with DS

  Sam's Cafe -

  15725 Parthenia St.,

  North Hills, Ca 91343

  Dance $5 Dinner $5 -(Optional)

  info 818-786-0001 or



  October 6 - November 17th

  10:00 AM

  T-21 Instructional Basketbal

  All ages
  N.H. Recreation Center
  Cost $20.00
  For more information email
  Ezell Williams at

  Wed, October 17, 2012

  9 am to 4 pm

  An Educational Workshop  

  on Aging, Dementia and  

  Developmental Disabilities

  by UCLA IDDRC & NTG on  

  Intellectual Disabilities and  

  Dementia Practices

  at Neuroscience Research  

  Building Auditorium

  635 Charles E. Young Dr South

  Los Angeles, CA. 90095

  Registration Fee: $40.00  

  $35 prior to September 30th

  For more information click here 

  Print Registration Form

  Register online 


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