1991 - 2019
DSAG Celebrates 28 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

When: Monday, April 1, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: McAlister's Deli (Tazewell Pike) - directions

Littles and Lattes
When: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: First Baptist Concord, Farragut - (directions)

DSAG Day with UT Softball
When: Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
Location: Sherri Parker Lee Stadium, Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville - directions
Order Tickets: link More Info: link

Kicks for Kids with Lady Vols soccer team
When: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Location: Regas Soccer Stadium, Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville - directions
Registration: link

When: Monday, May 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Texas Road House (Alcoa) - directions

2019 Buddy Walk
When: Sunday, November 3, 2019


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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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