Welcome to the Down Syndrome Association of South Texas. Whether you are new to San Antonio or have just found out about our organization, we hope that we can provide the support and services to help you and your family. We have a variety of programs and events – come join us!


Sunday, May 18 ~ DSASTX Annual Picnic

The DSASTX Annual Picnic will be held at Landa Park, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Pavilions 4, 5, and 6. 1 – 6 p.m. Lunch is provided from 1 – 4 p.m. Don't forget to bring your swimsuits, towels, water shoes, and sunscreen for a great time in the Comal River. Please RSVP no later than May 9th to 210-349-4372 or

Saturday, June 7 ~ Audrey's Day at the Beach

An all-day event from 8:30 a.m. till dusk for families of adults and children with Down syndrome at Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, TX. Activities include fun in the sand and surf, kite flying, kayaking, face painting, boat rides, and cane pole fishing. One meal will be provided. This celebration is presented by Bill and Jackie Shockley in loving memory of their granddaughter who was born with DS. They wanted a way to give back to the DSASTX for all of the guidance and support they provided to their son, Ray, Audrey's father. The celebration continues to grow each year, and we hope to see you there!

Saturday, August 16 ~ DSASTX Day at Splashtown

Splashtown is located at 3600 IH 35 North, San Antonio, TX 78219. Check-in from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. *Families must arrive by 11:00 a.m. so that tickets may be purchased – no exceptions.* DSASTX will provide free admission for individuals with Down syndrome (ages 0-12) and their siblings (ages 17 and under) OR DSASTX will provide free admission for teens and adults with Down syndrome (ages 13 and up) and one friend with special needs. Any additional tickets for parents, friends, adult siblings, and extended family (grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.) will be charged the group rate admission. You MUST RSVP to Melania Evans at (210) 349-4372 or no later than Monday, August 11th. Don't forget your towel and sunscreen!

Calendar of Events

October 2014
11 Teen Club & Adult Matters
15 Grupo de Apoyo en Español
18 Playgroup & Kid Connection
25 D.A.D.S.
26 AccessAbility Fest
November 2014
DSASTX Mini-Conference

19 Grupo de Apoyo en Español
December 2014
17 Grupo de Apoyo en Español 22 D.A.D.S.

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