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Our Story

The Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso is the result of our desire as parents to create a path to a brighter future for our children. Founded in January 2015, with the tremendous support of the El Paso Community Foundation, the Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso filled a need for community support, resources, and advocacy for families of individuals with Down syndrome and other intellectual challenges.

In addition to creating opportunities to celebrate our children, the DSCEP opened a preschool program for children with Down syndrome, implemented an annual educational symposium for parents, and launched a book club for teens and adults with Down syndrome.

The goal of the DSCEP is to partner with more organizations, more parents, and the greater El Paso community, to create a better world for all individuals with special needs. Thank you for your support!

Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso
Mission

The Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso is building a better tomorrow through education, advocacy, and support.

What is Down Syndrome?

Down syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality in which there is an extra full or partial copy of chromosome 21. Down syndrome occurs in people of all races and economic levels.

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Become a Member

Membership with the Down Syndrome Coalition for El Paso is free and will provide you with access to information on all of the programs and events with the DSCEP.

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