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About Us

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Who We Are:

The Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan (DSGSEMI) is a 501C-3 non-profit organization established in 1999 with a history of responding to the changing needs of individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Who We Serve:

The DSGSEMI serves southeast Michigan, including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Livingston, Lapeer and Genesee counties. Our constituency is composed of over 250 individuals with Down syndrome of all ages, 900 family members and over 200 local professionals.

Annual Report:

To better understand the DSGSEMI mission and to gain an overall view of how we operate, we invite you to read our Annual Reports, listed below:

2009-2010 Annual Report [PDF 3.2M]
2010-2012 Annual Report [PDF 6.5M]


Affiliations


The DSGSEMI is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society and the National Down Syndrome Congress, however, there is no financial or governing relationship with either group. Within the southeast Michigan area, the DSGSEMI maintains close working collaborations with many organizations who work with individuals with disabilities including:

Abilities Center
ARC of Oakland & Wayne & Livingston Counties
Banbury Cross Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Band of Angels
Beaumont Hospital
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Common Ground - Oakland County
Community Housing Network
Community Living Services - Oakland/Wayne
Como Pediatric Communication Center
Creative Arts Center
Crittenton Hospital
Early On - Oakland County
Everyone Together - Oakland/Macomb County
Friends of Different Learners
Great Parents Great Start Oakland
Great Start Wayne County
JARC
Joni and Friends
Judson Center
Kaufman Children's Center
Kids in Motion Pediatric Therapy Services
Leaps and Bounds Therapy
Leko-tek Program - Oakland County
Life Horse Ortonville
MetLife
Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders
Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service
Milstein Pediatric Speech and Language Services
MORC-Macomb Oakland Regional Center
Oakland County Child Care Council
Oakland County Parks & Recreation
Oakland County RICC(Oakland County Reg. Coordinating Council)
Oakland Schools
OATS (Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles)
Providence Hospital Center
Sensory Systems Clinic - St Clair Shores
Special Olympics
The Friendship Circle
The JCC Center
University of Michigan Hospital
Variety FAR Conservatory of Therapeutic and Performing Arts
Wayne RESA
Wayne State University - Developmental Disabilities Institute
Wing Lake Development Center - Oakland County