1991 - 2017
DSAG Celebrates 26 Years

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Down Syndrome Awareness Group
of East Tennessee

The Down Syndrome Awareness Group of East Tennessee (DSAG), a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) organization, is a parent-initiated organization developed to provide information and support to families of individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and to raise awareness within the community about the abilities of individuals with DS and the benefits of their inclusion into society.

DSAG works to educate and link individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and professionals by:

  • Educating individuals and families about available resources and programs
  • Hosting conferences on information pertinent to Down syndrome
  • Organizing socials in order for individuals and families to network
  • Providing Down Comfort Gifts with information to new parents
  • Publishing our newsletter and providing other pertinent information and support

DSAG serves the following counties in East Tennessee:
Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn*, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Union
* McMinn county is dually served by DSAG and by the Chattanooga Down Syndrome Society.

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Upcoming Events

Littles and Lattes
When: Monday, May 10, 2017 - 10:00am
Where: First Baptist Concord (directions)

ASK Autism Family Day at The Island in Pigeon Forge
When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:00pm-12:00pm
Where: (directions)
More info: click here

Rafting Trip
When: Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: Smoky Mountain Outdoor Center (directions)
More info: at Facebook

DADS Meeting
When: Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Where: Chik-fil-A (Homberg Drive) (directions)


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Bringing Families and Professionals Together Through Support and Information about Down syndrome

DSAG is an affiliate of The National Down Syndrome Society
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