About DSA


The Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands is committed to connecting those touched by Down syndrome through education, advocacy and support. Our efforts include:

Parent Outreach

- Newborn Gifts & Parents Guides
- Moms, D.A.D.S. & Grandparents groups
- Social events & educational opportunities

Education Advocacy

- Down Syndrome Education Series that brings national experts in the fields of Down syndrome education, research, and health care to address Omaha families
- Self Advocate Scholarship Program
- Family Stipends for Conferences
- Down Syndrome Specialist Program in 20 local school districts
- Screenings of films and documentaries
- Events to raise awareness and promote inclusion

Medical Outreach

- Presentations at area hospitals' grand rounds
- Support materials for MDs and RNs
- Resources on diagnosis of Down syndrome