Adult (ages 21+)

Outreach

The DSA of Delaware’s Outreach Coordinators offer support and resources to families of children with Down syndrome that are moving or have moved into Delaware and the region.To connect with our Outreach Coordinators, click here.

Susan Blessington

Outreach Coordinator

outreach@dsadelaware.org

302-995-1004 ext. 3

Ari Avila

Spanish Outreach Coordinator

spanish@dsadelaware.org

302-995-1004 ext. 4

Teen/Adult Down Syndrome Clinic

The Christiana Care Teen & Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at the Rocco A. Abessinio Family Wilmington Health Center was co-founded by the now retired Dr. Lou Bartoshesky and runs the 2nd and 3rd Monday of every month. The clinic is not meant to be a primary care clinic but offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary team to address the specific needs of teens and adults with Down Syndrome.

For more information about the Teen/Adult Clinic, click here.

Ages 21+ Checklist

This checklist was compiled after several Delaware- based nonprofit organizational leaders saw individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families struggling to navigate services and community resources, especially when ages 21 and older. The main goal of this checklist is to provide a condensed informational resource for various aspects of the individual’s life so applicable elements can be explored further.

Click here to view the checklist.

Recreation

For Recreational Resources, click here.

Teen/Adult Dances

In 2023, the Down Syndrome Association of DE is hosting 3 Teen/Adult Dances for individuals with Down syndrome ages 14+ on April 28, September 29, and December 8 in Newark. Check out our Events Calendar for more details!

Teen/Adult Summer Day Trips

Every summer, teens and adults with Down syndrome ages 14+ are invited on our Teen/Adult Day Trips to places like Main Event, Lefty’s Alley & Eats, Blue Rocks game, movie nights, mini golf, and more! Check out our Events Calendar for more details!

iCan Bike Camp

This 5-day camp teaches individuals of all different abilities how

to ride a two-wheel bicycle without training wheels.  It is truly an amazing experience for both participants and volunteers.

Camp accepts 25 riders on a first-come, first-served basis.  Riders attend the same 75 minute session each day for 5 consecutive days.

For more information about iCan Bike Camp, click here.