In Memory of Ellen Hovey

In Memory of Ellen Hovey October 2017 We are sad to announce that one of our founding members, Ellen Hovey, passed away recently. Ellen contributed to our community in so many ways, and we are grateful for the time we had with her. If you would like to help support her family please visit this […]

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World Down Syndrome Day 2015

Title: World Down Syndrome Day 2015Location: Santana Row in San Jose, CADescription: Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with SVDSN at Santana Row in San Jose, CA. Music, dancing, and light refreshments. Thank You Maggiano’s Restaurant for providing the refreshments.Start Time: 5:30 P.M.Date: 2015/03/21End Time: 9:00 P.M.

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World Down Syndrome Day

Title: World Down Syndrome DayLocation: Santana Row, San Jose CA Description: Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with SVDSN at Santana Row in San Jose, CA Music, Dance, and light refreshments. Thank You Maggiano’s Restaurant for providing the refreshments.Start Time: 5:30 P.M.Date: 03/21/2015End Time: 9:00 P.M.

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World Down Syndrome Day March 21st, 2015

World Down Syndrome Day March 21st, 2015 March 21st (3/21) is World Down Syndrome Day. Come celebrated with Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network on the 21st day of the third month of the year. The date is symbolic of the third copy of the 21st chromosome which characterizes Down syndrome. March 21, 2015 marks the […]

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Feedback on the Hanen Workshop by Janette Najar

The Hanen class was AMAZING and I would thoroughly recommend it for parents as well as speech therapists as well as any caretakers. There is a book which I bought to go with the class “It takes Two to Talk”. The instructor gave us a workbook as well to do weekly assignments and the more […]

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Dad’s Night Out

Title: Dad’s Night Out Location: The Garret Pizzeria (1777 S Bascom Ave, Campbell, CA 95008)Description: Leave the kids at home, come out, and meet other SVDSN dads. We will buy you pizza and you can buy your own drink! Start Time: 18:00Date: 2014-06-26End Time: 21:00

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Dad’s Night

Dad’s Night Out     date: Thursday, April 17, 2014   time: 6 pm – 9pm   location: The Garret Pizzeria   1777 S. Bascom Avenue   Campbell, CA 95008       Leave the kids at home, come out, and meet other SVDSN dads.            

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SVDSN goes to Washington

      Thursday February 27, 2014 was the Buddy Walk on Washington D.C. and SVDSN was there, braving the cold weather, to advocate for Down syndrome. The SVDSN delegation, Dashiell, Marisol, Kristin, Bill, and Eric marched the halls, talked with California Senators and House Representatives (mainly staff), and advocating for legislative changes; which could  improve […]

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Handwriting Without Tears Workshop in San Jose, CA

Hi everyone, Handwriting Without Tears is having a set of workshops in the Bay Area (San Jose) on March 21-22. The SVDSN Board has agreed to subsidize 50% of the cost of any of the workshops, and I will coordinate the registration so we can get the early-bird group discount. Please take a look at […]

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Working Towards a Brighter Future Video

The SVDSN Governing Board would like to thank everyone who attended the Working Towards a Brighter Future Conference hosted by Special Needs Resource Events (SNRE) & Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network (SVDSN). Click on this link to view a video recording of the conference. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByI-2z07zE-bVHVkREJ6ei15bEU/edit?usp=sharing Click on this link to download a video recording of […]

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