Trainings & Events

2017 AFFILIATES IN EXCELLENCE Awards

We're so excited to present the winners of the 2017 Affiliates in Excellence Awards! Below you will find the list - but DSAIA members will be able to access the application information in S.T.A.C.K.S. in just a few weeks!

Affiliate of the Year


Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin had a record-breaking year in 2017, meeting 100% of its strategic plan's first year goals! They also grew their eight core programs and services across the state and geographically reached a larger area than ever before in the organization's history!

Read all about their success here.


best Educational Program

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

DS Education Specialist Bootcamp

Runner-Up

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin

Young Leaders Bootcamp



Small Organization

Best in Category

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

Small Group Reading Program





best outreach program

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area

Medical Outreach Alliance

Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio

Measuring Success with the DS Medical Edge



Small Organization

Best in Category

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

SMILE on Down Syndrome Dance Troupe




best teen/adult program

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area

Peer Development Classes for Teens & Adults


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware

Boxing Class


Best Recreation Program

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin

Young Adult Nutrition and Wellness Course


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware

Days of Summer Camp


Small Organization

BEST IN CATEGORY

Down Syndrome Association of the Valley

DSAV Yoga




best partnership/collaboration

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware

Beau Biden Foundation


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

DSAGSL Rocks! A Musical Friendshiop


Small Market

Best in Category

International Down Syndrome Coalition

#UdefineU




best marketing/promotional campaign

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio

Columbus Buddy Walk Marketing/Promotional Campaign


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville

Be A Buddy for a Buck!


Small Organization

Best in Category

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

SMILE Mile Campaign


Runner Up

International Down Syndrome Coalition

#UdefineU



Best Use of Social Media

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis

The Scoop Awareness Campaign

Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin - Fox Cities

Social Media Awareness Campaign


Small Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana

March Community M-Pact Campaign


https://www.facebook.com/KeatyRealEstate/videos/1652930148067620/

Runner Up

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

SMILE Cross Platforming


Best Use of Photography

Large Organization

Best in Category

Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin - Fox Cities

Spreading Awareness Campaign


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Delaware

Group Picture


Small Organization

Best in Category

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

Abilities Matter II: #eisforemployment/#DSWorks images


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana

Ragin Cajun Fun


Best T-Shirt Design

Large Organization

Best in Category

The Up Side of Downs of Northeast Ohio

Buddy Walk 2017


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati

NDSAN Shirts for Adoption Awareness


Small Organization

Best in Category

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome

Smile Mile 2017


Runner Up

Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico

13th Annual Buddy Walk Tee


I continue to be impressed with the depth of the board/professional workshops offered.

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