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Welcome to Down Syndrome Indiana where we are dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome through education, support and advocacy. We are glad you are here, and we hope that you become an active part of our family!

Le damos la bienvenida a Down Síndrome Indiana donde nos dedicamos a mejorar la vida de las personas con síndrome de Down mediante programas educativos, apoyo y abogacía.  ¡Nos agrada que visiten nuestro sitio en el web, y esperamos que usted se convierta en un miembro activo de nuestra familia!


18th Annual Buddy Walk® - Saturday, October 10th

Down Syndrome Indiana looks forward to celebrating the lives of individuals with Down syndrome this Saturday, October 10th!

Buddy Walk® Timeline

9:00am            Registration Begins
9:30am            Interactive Presentation with Amazon John and Silly Safaris
10:00am          Interactive Puppet Show with Max the Moose
10:15am          Yoga with Laura Haehl, Invoke Studio Yoga, in the Self Advocate Area
10:25am          Avon Aerial Orioles performance
10:50am          Live, Laugh Dance performance
11:15am          Welcome, Team Awards, Ceremony and David DeSanctis
12:00pm          Walk begins!
12:15pm          Monon Jazz Group performance
12:30pm          Lunch Tent Opens, sponsored by G.T. South’s Rib House and Pepsi Co. 
1:30pm            Jennie DeVoe concert

Celebration Plaza is located in White River State park, very near to the WRSP Welcome Center. For those of you using GPS, the best address to use is: 801 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Please click here for driving directions.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR THE 18TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK®  http://www.firstgiving.com/dsindiana/18th-annual-buddy-walk-presented-by-dsindiana

In Indianapolis, the Buddy Walk® presented by Down Syndrome Indiana is a 2.6 mile no-fee walk along the canal beginning at Celebration Plaza in White River State Park. Proceeds from the walk help fund Down Syndrome Indiana programs and services that help individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

The Buddy Walk® has three primary goals:

To promote acceptance & inclusion of people with Down syndrome;To raise funds locally and nationally for education, research and advocacy programs;To enhance the position of the Down syndrome community, enabling us to positively influence local and national policy and practice.

Throughout the day please visit a Why I Walkstation, stop by our DSI table to learn about the programs and Services of Down Syndrome Indiana and how you can get involved; gather information on resources throughout Indiana at our information tent, shop for an early holiday gift while also supporting DSI at our marketplace tent, visit the kids’ activity tent sponsored by Noble of Indiana and indulge in kettle corn or a lemon shake up or a beverage from Four Day Ray Brewery. Don’t forget to rally your team for a team photo!!