March Newsletter
Help DSAG celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with our annual Race 3.21!

The race is set for Sunday, March 18, 2018 at West High School. Click the button for more information and how to register.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Register by March 22
DSAG Dollywod Day will be Sunday, April 8, 2018! Lunch will be from 11am-1pm. Click the button below for more information and to register.
Please register by March 22.
Celebrate 3.21 at your local McAlister's Deli
You can celebrate by:
-Dining at all Knoxville and Alcoa McAlister’s Deli locations. Please remember to mention DSAG when ordering.
-Wearing crazy socks

McAlister’s Deli is willing to donate 20% of sales to DSAG on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 5-10 pm if you mention DSAG when ordering. 

Wednesday is Kid’s night at McAlister’s (Kids 12 and under eat free from the kid’s menu with the purchase of an adult entrée-2 kids per adult) and free crafts.
Kicks for Kids
with Lady Vols Soccer team
Lady Vols Soccer Team will host our friends with Ds up to age 18, on Sunday, April 15, from 2-4 pm at Regal Soccer Stadium on the University of Tennessee Campus for a Soccer Skills Mini-Camp.

You must register by April 1.
D.A.D.S. will not meet in March
DADS are encouraged to attend Race 3.21 with their families on March 18, 2018.

Dads, grandads, or anyone who is a father figure in the life of an individual with Ds are invited to be part of the group. 
Littles and Lattes will not meet in March due to Knox County Spring Break
DSAG is excited to offer a program for our preschool age group. Littles and Lattes is designed to be a playgroup type setting for children with Ds (ages birth to 6 years) and their parents. Feel free to bring your own latte or enjoy the provided coffee. No RSVP is necessary. Thank you to First Baptist Concord's Helping Hands Ministry for providing the space for us to meet.

Littles and Lattes will meet in April.
Knox Extra Cool Moms
Mom’s Night Out
Thursday, March 15, 2018 7PM at
Chili's Grill & Bar
7304 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN

Knox Extra Cool Moms Facebook page was created for Knoxville area moms of individuals with Ds to share information and social events. If you would like more information, look for them on Facebook.
The page is not managed by DSAG.
Upcoming Calendar of Events:
Tentative Event Dates for 2018:

March- DADS will not meet
March- Littles and Lattes will not meet
March 18- 3.21 Race
March 15- KECM Night Out
March 21- World Down Syndrome Day-celebrate at local McAlister's Deli locations
March 22- Dollywood registration closes
April 1- Kicks for Kids registration closes
April 8- DSAG Dollywood Day
April 15- Kicks for Kids
JOY! Conference

Two day conference- on Saturday, join us for keynote speakers, worship, lunch and three different workshop tracks to choose from: Starting disability ministry, established disability ministry, and a parent/caregiver tack. These workshops will be information-packed with knowledgeable speakers who are experts on disability from around Tennessee. On Saturday, exhibitors will be set up 30 minutes prior to and 30 minutes after the conference (8:00-8:30 AM and 3:30-4:00 PM). Stop by their booths to learn more about disability organizations in the community, as well as resources and businesses that specialize in helping families affected by disability. This is a great way to get connected right away!

Click here for more information
Fun-tastic Field Day
Saturday, April 21st
10am - 2pm
Brickey-McCloud Elementary school

Enjoy your favorite field day events in an inclusive
environment! Check out adaptive equipment and activities.
Try out our power soccer and goal ball stations. This
inclusive event is for youth (pre-K through 12th grade) with
and without disabilities so everyone can participate in field day.

Click here to learn more
NDSC Convention 101 Webinar
March 27, 1 PM

Would you like to learn about all things NDSC Convention? Presented by NDSC staff members, we’ll cover what the experience is all about, how to register, and what to do when you get there. Join us! 
If you are unable to participate in a live webinar, please register and you will be able to watch it once it is archived (all webinars should be available within one week of a live broadcast).  
Click here to register
Max Air Trampoline Park

On the first Tuesday of each month our center court trampoline is closed to the public and open specifically for our flyers with special needs. Tickets are $9 per jumper (per hour). Lights are dimmed and music is turned down.

Click here for details