About Us

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:

> Annual Reports updating for 2017...


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


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


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

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

P.O. Box 28 Royal Oak, MI 48067
Office: (248) 556-5341
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