We celebrate World Down Syndrome Day to educate and bring awareness to others on what Down syndrome is and the value they bring to the community. People with Down syndrome were born with a third copy of the 21st chromosome (3/21).
Come join us on March 21, 2023, to CELEBRATE World Down Syndrome Day.
The FOUNDATION and the Orlando Magic have teamed up to offer discounted tickets to the community. We will be announcing the Inclusion Champion of the Year at halftime, recognizing the school with the most attendance, and celebrating the power of inclusion!
This is an evening you WON'T want to miss!
Do not miss this opportunity to nominate someone in your student's life for INCLUSION CHAMPION OF THE YEAR! The winner will be recognized on center court at halftime during our Magic of Inclusion / World Down Syndrome Day Celebration on 3.21.23 with the person who nominated them, their student, the principal of the school, and the Down Syndrome Partners in Education (DSPIE) Representative from their school district.
They will also receive:
Click here to nominate your CHAMPION! (Nominations are open to current teachers/staff in any Florida school.) The first 10 nominees will also receive one (1) ticket to the game and an invitation to the VIP FOUNDATION Pre-game Event at 5pm. All nominees will be recognized by The FOUNDATION. There are DISCOUNTED tickets available for extended family, teachers, and friends starting at $17.75 here. Please reach out to Lauren.Frosch@DSFFlorida.org if you have any questions about this award or non-member ticketing.
If you have questions about tickets for our members ($5 for immediate family only) or the VIP FOUNDATION Pre-Game Event (invite only), please contact Robin.Longley@DSFFlorida.org.
Click here to nominate a teacher!
*All nominees will receive a certificate, recognition on The FOUNDATION's website and will have a letter sent to their principal notifying them of their nomination for the award.
Endeavor Elementary School
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Horizon High School
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Kaley ESE Center
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Lake Silver Elementary
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Down Syndrome Partners in Education is a partnership between the Down Syndrome Foundation of Florida and the surrounding eight counties. Each county is represented by a group of individuals who act as the 'Down Syndrome Specialist' for their county. We collaborate quarterly to provide resources and tools to promote success in the school environment. Some of the ways we help teachers and school personnel include:
The current partners include: Brevard, Catholic Diocese, FDLRS, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter, Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute at UCF, Volusia, and UCP
Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute
Diocese of Orlando
Hi, my name is Lauren Frosch! I have spent my career in the Education field in various capacities. It is my passion to see barriers being broken and people with Down syndrome getting opportunities in which they deserve. This newsletter is to bring awareness to Down syndrome and promote a partnership within schools, families, and communities.
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