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Down Syndrome Awareness Book: Beautiful Souls

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR COPY FOR $29 Lili Engelhardt Fine Art Portraiture, the Triangle Down Syndrome Network, GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh, and Anna’s Angels are collaborating to develop “Beautiful Souls: Down Syndrome Through the Eyes of the Ones We Love”. We have joined together to publish a beautiful photography book celebrating individuals with Down syndrome and their […]

Transition to Kindergarten

Transition to Kindergarten  This free series is co-sponsored with: ECAC and the Triangle Down Syndrome Network.   Open to Families & Educators!  You can register for 1, 2, 3 or all four events!  Click on the links below to register.  You may also register by visiting ECAC’s calendar. Tuesday, January 23, 2018: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Parent’s […]

Triangle Buddy Walk | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12th

The Triangle Down Syndrome Network envisions a community where all people with Down syndrome can achieve their full potential and where individuals with Down syndrome and their families are welcomed with fairness, enthusiasm, and encouragement.  A way to celebrate this vision is participating in our signature Triangle Buddy Walk event.  It is our primary fundraising […]

Did someone say “adulthood”? Will you be ready? 

Through our efforts we have seen that individuals with disabilities can perform to standard as much as any other team members, across a variety of work settings. In the process, we’ve enabled thousands of people with disabilities to build lives they may not otherwise have been able to, simply because opportunities were not presented to […]

TDSN Events for the week of 8/7

    News and events that you don’t want to miss! Past and potential team captains will be treated to a fun night at the Chow Burger and Pizza Bar. All Team Captains joining us get a chance at Door Prizes – plus a new Idea Challenge for all participates. TRIANGLE BUDDY WALK WEBSITE  officially launches August […]

Old Friend, New Role

The Triangle Down Syndrome Network recently added a Director of Advocacy position. Donna Beckmann, who has been involved with TDSN since her son Thomas was born in 2000, is taking on the role. For 18 years, TDSN has been a source of support and education for families and the community. TDSN Executive Director Kari Alberque […]

With your help….

Click here to make your contribution to the TDSN Annual Appeal. Nearly eight years ago my son Zachary was born, and we were told he had Down syndrome.  We had so many questions. We were scared, excited, confused about what we were reading about Down syndrome and looking for answers and advice. Our pediatrician introduced […]


Monday, March 21, 2016 marks the 11th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day  (WDSD). Each year the voice of people with Down syndrome, and those who live and work with them, grows louder.  For more information on the history of WDSD and Down Syndrome International, visit this LINK. Below is information on how we are celebrating […]

Want answers about the NC ABLE ACT?

NC Department of State Treasurer Launches ABLE Information Section on its Website The North Carolina Department of State Treasurer has launched a special section of its website to provide information on the NC Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program, which was authorized by the NC ABLE Act in 2015. The NC ABLE Act allows […]