7951 Monument Lane, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27615
(984) 200-1193
Greetings!

We at TDSN have a great fall lineup to share!

You may have something to share as well! Please let us know if you have topic ideas for upcoming seminars. Planning for 2018 is already underway. Send your comments to info@tdsn.org .

Coming up this Friday is the Fall Harvest Dance f or teens and adults at the Five Points Center in Raleigh. Join us for a night of dancing and fun!

The Triangle Buddy Walk is 48 days away!

The Triangle Buddy Walk is a celebration promoting acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The Triangle Buddy Walk funds the work of the Triangle Down Syndrome Network. As a grassroots nonprofit, we rely on the support of our local community. Reaching our goal of $120,000 is vital as the Buddy Walk is our primary source of funding. Learn more about what you are accomplishing with your donation and fundraising by visiting tdsn.org/services.

We hope to see you at one of the many upcoming events!

Best wishes,
Kari Alberque
Executive Director
FALL FEATURED EVENTS
Sugg Farm in Holly Springs
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Noon - 4:00 PM
Register by October 13th to guarantee a Buddy Walk t-shirt.
Transition Boot Camp:
Teen to Adulthood
October 21st
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Parents and caregivers of teens and young adults with IDD
If you have a teen, age 13 or older, this workshop is for you!

They turn 18, they graduate from high school, they become an adult.
Do you know what comes next?
Do you know where to start?
Do you have a plan?
Join us on October 21st to get started answering these questions!
Unlocking Potential Seminar UPS!
October 21st
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Raleigh
This seminar is open to parents, caregivers, and educators.

Topics Include
  • general learning profile of students with Down syndrome 
  • strategies to support learners who are not yet reading or beginning to read
  • strategies to support reading comprehension
  • behavioral supports in the classroom

FALL CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS
Date: Friday, September 29th
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

  • Open to teens and adults with disabilities ages 14 and up
  • DJ and refreshments provided
  • Casual dress
  • Any participant requiring close supervision and/or assistance must bring a chaperone.
  • Teens and adults on our newsletter mailing list should have received a postcard for free admission. General admission is $5.00. Chaperones attend for free.
Date: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 10:00 AM to Noon
Location: TDSN Office ( 101 Monument Lane, #101, Raleigh )

This gathering is for families with a new baby or expectant parents of a baby with Down syndrome. Join TDSN Executive Director Kari Alberque and Marcia Van Riper from our New Families Connections Committee for refreshments and conversation. Babies and young children welcome. Our playroom will be open .
Date: Thursday, October 12th
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Join us for a night out at the Raleigh Brewing Company to mingle with other parents in our community. Please RSVP below by October 11th to ensure we reserve enough space. Parents are responsible for the cost of their food and beverages. A limited number of small gift cards are available. Please reach out to Kari@tdsn.org if cost is a barrier to attending.
Date: Sunday, October 15th
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Please join us for a monthly play date! There are multiple rooms with toys for us to use as well as a gated playground. Siblings are always welcome! Please note, if you bring snacks, WFBC is a nut free facility.
Date: Wednesday, October 25th
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us for this after-hours event for children with special needs that offers the opportunity to experience Marbles in a calmer, quieter environment. This event is free and exclusively for kids with special needs and their families.
Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 10:00 AM to NOON

Come out and get to know other local families. Light refreshments will be provided.
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