Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin  
.. DSAW Lacrosse Chapter


The Down Syndrome Association of WI – Children of the Heart – Greater La Crosse Area is proud to serve as a resource to families in La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, Juneau, and Adams Counties in Wisconsin. Due to our close proximity to our neighboring states, we also provide resources to families in Southeast Minnesota and Northeast Iowa.

Our vision is that we all understand the value of those with Down syndrome in our lives and our communities. We continually strive toward full acceptance, full access, full life and full potential.

DSAW-COTH-GLA is here to support families, not judge. We support and advocate for children and adults in a wide age range. We are respectful of the choices families are making based on the phase of life they are currently in.

DSAW-COTH-GLA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization under the umbrella of Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin. Donations are tax-deductable and will be used in the greater LaCrosse area.

The mission at the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin (DSAW) is to provide support to families and individuals with Down syndrome through education, information, programs, services, and the exchange of ideas and experiences.

This is done through:

  • Medical Outreach
  • Fraternal and Advocacy Support Programs
  • DSAW-Family Services
  • Parent's First Call
  • School Peer Sensitivity Training
  • Ongoing Parental Support & Programming from Birth to Adulthood
  • Grants & Scholarships for Member Families
  • And more!



Roadmap with Ron Sessions 

January 15, 2016 

February 18, 2016 

March 17, 2016 

April 21, 2016 

May 19, 2016

Join us for our Christmas Party!

December 13, 2015

All Star Lanes
4725 Mormom Coulee Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601 

Join us for a member party! Please bring a dish to share. Ham and Buns will be provided. Santa will stop by to see us so please bring a wrapped gift for your child(ren). 

See you there! 

The Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin - Lacrosse chapter is a local resource for people with Down syndrome and other developmental challenges, their families and others that support them. We are committed to providing support and information in the hope of cultivating awareness, respect and opportunity for those in our community touched by Down syndrome. Your support for the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin - Lacrosse chapter is very much appreciated.

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