1991 - 2018
DSAG Celebrates 27 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

Race 3.21 (3.21K and 3.21 mile)
When: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Location: West High School - Knoxville (directions) Registration: Sign up

World Down Syndrome Day
When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Location: Area McAlister's Delis - download (flier)

D.A.D.S. at the Ballpark - UT vs 'Bama
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location: Lindsey Nelson Stadium on the University of Tennessee Campus (directions) No sign up. Buy a General Admission ticket at the gate. We'll plan to meet on the 1st base side.

DSAG Dollywood Day
When: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Location: Dollywood, Pigeon Forge (directions) Registration: Sign up

Kicks for Kids - Soccer Skills Mini Camp
When: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Location: Regal Soccer Stadium on the University of Tennessee Campus (directions) Registration: Sign up by April 5


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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 and the National Down Syndrome Congress
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