Down Syndrome Programming

Symposium and Information Sessions


Understanding Special Education Law
Presented by Matthew Cohen - Special Education, Disability Rights and Human Services Attorney

Queens University, Ketner Hall, Charlotte, North Carolina

September 25 & 26, 2015

Have you ever felt frustrated with understanding special education law and policies? Here is a chance for parents, educators and advocates to learn more about special education law and how it applies to  your child or student. 

Friday, September 25
8:30 am – 3:30pm
Saturday, September 26
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


 DSAGC Member
Friday ONLY
 $60 $75
Saturday ONLY
 $30 $45
 $75 $100



The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte provides informational sessions for parents, caregivers and professionals in our community to educate them on issues that may be of interest or helpful in raising their loved one with Down syndrome. Recent sessions have covered topics such as Special Needs Financial Planning, Toileting Skills, Early Intervention, Segregated Classroom, Inclusion-Based Classrooms, Oral-Motor Placement and more. All Member Meetings are free of charge and are typically held on Saturday mornings. We provide child care on site.

Carolinas Down Syndrome Conference 2014

Coming Soon! 2016 Carolinas Down Syndrome Conference

2014 Carolinas Down Syndrome Conference

Educator Conference
National and local speakers presented to Administrators, Teachers, Therapists and Allied Professionals on topics such as:
Reading and Math Accommodations
How To Make Inclusion Work
Behavior Interventions
and more …

Download the Educator Conference Flyer

Family Conference

Track One: Parents and Care-givers

National and local speakers will present topics such as:
What Your Other Children Without Down Syndrome Are Thinking
Behavior Interventions
Educational topics
Medical topics
and more …

Track Two: Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome
National and local speakers will present topics such as:
Voting – Rights of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Nutrition and Fitness
and more …

Track Three: Brothers and Sisters Workshop
National Presenters, Dr. Brian Skotko and Sue Levine
For siblings (6th grade and up)

Download the Family Conference Flyer

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