Category Archive: Programs

January News

PSA on KSTP Channel 5 Have you seen our PSA on KSTP? If not, here it is! iCan Shine Bike Camp We are very excited to announce our 2014 bike camp, which will be held at Hamline University August 3rd – 8th (Sunday the 3rd is an obligatory orientation for parents/caregivers). The camp fills first …

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Submit your photos for the 2014 calendar

We are now taking submissions for the 2014 “Opening Hearts – Changing Minds” calendar! Download the submission form and submit it with a high quality jpg or a physical photo by May 15th, 2013 to be considered for the calendar. Update: We have added an online form to the calendar page to make it easier for …

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iCan Shine Bike Camp – Register now!

Twin Cities iCan Shine Bike Camp July 22 – 26, 2013 Hamline University, St. Paul We are excited to announce the return of the iCan Shine Bike Camp (formerly Lose the Training Wheels) to the Twin Cities! The bike camp will run the week of July 22nd at the Walker Field House at Hamline University, …

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Parent Group Updates

We have lots of updates and schedule changes to share! The Roseville Area Group lives on as the North Metro Parent Group. The group will be meeting on the 4th Monday of each month from 6:00-7:30 at the NorthEast United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN 55418. Please contact the facilitators if you have any questions: Missy Smith, …

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August Special Times Now Online

My apologies! It slipped my mind to put the latest issue of Special Times on the website! You can read it by going to www.dsamn.org/programs-services/newsletter/ Do you have an idea or a suggestion for the next newsletter? Let us know, email Catherine at catherine@dsamn.org.

2012 Educator Conference

2012 Educator Conference October 23rd 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Mall of America - Nickelodeon Universe Greatroom $40 per person This year we welcome back Wendy Selnes, presenting “Behavior: Who’s Running the Show” and Lisa Juliar, presenting “Using iPad Apps to Meet Multiple IEP Goals While Freeing Your Student to Be More of Who They Are”. To …

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The Living Diary: The DSAM Travel Group Goes to Seattle

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Travel journal from Mary Rumpel, one of our awesome chaperones for the June Travel Club trip to Seattle, Washington. All images are property of the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota and may not be used without permission. The Living Diary: The DSAM Travel Group Goes to Seattle Thursday, June 14th six self-advocates with some chaperones …

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Lose the Training Wheels Wrap Up

Session Two

From August 6th through the 10th 40 campers with disabilities learned to ride two wheel bikes at the Lose the Training Wheels bike camp that we hosted. We are so so so very proud of all the campers and their accomplishments! We hope that they will now be life long bike riders! We wanted to …

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Lose the Training Wheels

Twin Cities Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp   August 6th – 10th, 2012 Hamline University, St. Paul We are excited to announce that the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota is hosting a Lose the Training Wheels Bike Camp here in the Twin Cities the week of August 6th at Hamline University’s Saint Paul campus. Biking …

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