Why You Should Join DSAIA:

As a DSAIA Member, you have access to a network of leaders who know exactly what it takes to be an effective Down syndrome association. The work you do is important in the lives of so many and you deserve the support DSAIA can offer. Spend some time exploring our programs and take a look at this quick list of member benefits:

  • Quick consultation. Have a question? Need a template to start a new project? Preparing for your next Board meeting? Worrying about an upcoming event? DSAIA is a quick phone call or email away and members have free access to technical assistance whenever you need it.
  • Member 2 Member.  Check out our event calendar and plan to join DSAIA members for lively discussions that are offered by members for members. Topics range include successful program ideas, how to use data to improve your program, financial management, creating and using policies, board engagement, and more.   
  • DSAIA Circles. Network with colleagues in these lively and informative monthly groups.
  • Accreditation. This program offers DSAIA members a pathway to excellence in nonprofit management. Mentoring and extra resources make this one of our most valuable member benefits. There is no cost to participate and you can complete the accreditation at your own pace.
  • Private Facebook Group. You absolutely cannot beat the support from this private group. Members share their events and get immediate answers and support from colleagues.
  • Resource Library. This unbeatable collection includes over 1600 articles, samples, templates, conference presentations, webinars, and more. Find the resource you need and browse hundreds shared by our members.
  • Speaker Directory. If you need a speaker for an upcoming event, we have you covered. 
  • Annual Leadership Conference. Wow! What an event. Attendees leave with skills, inspiration, and an expanded network of friends and colleagues. The $200 member discount makes this a can't miss event.