DSACT featured on Fox 7 for World Down Syndrome Day

Four people smile on a couch from Good Day Austin on Fox 7

On March 21, 2024, better known in our community as World Down Syndrome Day, DSACT had the chance to share our mission on Fox 7 on Good Day Austin. Julia Forslund (DSACT Director of Programs and Events), Maxwell Nagy (DSACT Member), and Lee Ackerley (DSACT Recreation Program Instructor and Swift Fit Events Founder) shared about […]

DSACT Wins 2023 NDSS Champions of Change Award for our Buddy Walk®!

DSACT Board of Directors President Connolly Lees and Director of Operations Jessica Patton were honored to accept the prestigious 2023 Champions of Change Award at the National Down Syndrome Society’s annual Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. The award was presented in recognition of DSACT’s Buddy Walk® being named the best in the nation, beating over […]

DSACT featured on the Think Inclusive podcast

In July, 2023, DSACT’s Education and Outreach Manager Luvy Jenkins was featured on the Think Inclusive podcast to discuss inclusive practices in education. Luvy highlights the need for support and training for teachers, as well as the role of school administrators in promoting inclusion. Listen Now