Join us in building strong families and friendships within our Down syndrome community. Promote Down syndrome awareness and inclusion within our neighborhoods, schools, businesses, and places of worship.  Support our mission and vision.  We look forward to seeing you!    

Upcoming events

    • 01/11/2019
    • 06/07/2019
    • 11 sessions
    • GUTS TRAINING CENTER 1008 Orchard Street Ferndale

    Calling all children between the ages of 2 and 7 (and previous students) who would like to prepare for the Spring Special Olympics Games.  Through Young Athletes, a PT from the Troy School District and volunteers will introduce young children to the world of sport by focusing on the basics that are crucial to cognitive development:  physical activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination, and the application of these physical skills through sports skill program.                                                            THIS PROGRAM IS FREE TO ALL - invite friends from your students class to participate.  REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.  If your child is new, you will be asked to fill out a NEW form for the 2019 year.

    January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 22,  April 12 & 26,  May 10 & 24  ,June 7

    • 03/19/2019
    • 05/07/2019
    • 8 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    4th Wall Spring Theatre Classes!                                                                                Beginning Class 5:45-6:45pm                                                                                     Advanced Class 7-8pm

    For ALL AGES!! SIblings Welcome (curriculum designed for those with varying needs and abilities)

    With a FINAL SHOWCASE on the last day of class!  *  no class on April 2nd.

    Visit to register!

    • 04/23/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302 EDUCATION WING

    Speaker:  Dr Eli Silver                                                                                                   Back by Popular Demand

    RSVP is a must, sign up on line.  This workshop is FREE.  Bring a friend.

    More information shortly

    • 04/27/2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • Brookside Missionary Baptist Church 52203 Mound Road Shelby Twp 48316

    • 04/30/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302 EDUCATION WING

    Has your young adult asked about driving?  Join us we learn about

    Who is eligible?

    If your interested in more information about the evaluation process please RSVP (is a must).

    • 05/03/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 215 5th Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48067

    CHANGE OF VENUE.  Our "Guests of Honor" will walk the Red Carpet... Strolling Appetizers, Cash Bar, (2)  DJ/Dancing and Silent Auction.

    The DSG was gifted artwork by a young man David(who had Down syndrome) who passed away in October 2013.  We are excited to offer his artwork as part of the Silent Auction along with other items.  If you would like to donate a gift basket or other item for the auction, contact Paulette at and we'll arrange for it to be picked up.  

    Guests of Honor = FREE  Jaymie B,  Sara F, Hannah U,  Ryan D, Jared I,Michael D,Sydney, Tessa,  Anna P, Michael D,    Gabby,  Maddy and other younger kiddos may come dressed as Pirates, Princesses and other heros.

    IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE INVITATIONS SENT , PLEASE CALL 248 556 5341 and we'll be happy to put them in the mail.

    Families of Guests $25.00  General Attendee's - $50.00


    Our Guests of Honor will have hair and makeup done in Birmingham and arrive by Limo to walk the red carpet. 

    • 05/07/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    Recreation Therapy and ABA Therapy

    Speaker:  James & Danielle Nuse

    Do you have a loved one with special needs?                                                         ABA and Recreation Theraphy can help!

    ABA and Play serves all ages and ability levels.

    Please register on line.

    • 05/17/2019
    • 11/22/2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills, 48302

    Every month, we get together for food, fun, and dancing with DJ David.  With a different theme every month, there is something for everyone!  Food, games, crafts and dancing.  If your student is GF or has allergies, please let us know.  Make sure you're signed up for our e-blast so you can stay up to date on when these events are happening. 

    MAY 17, Cinco De Mayo

     JUNE 14, School's Out for the Summer SEPTEMBER 13, Back to School, OCTOBER 25 and NOVEMBER 22 Friendsgiving.    

    • 05/31/2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 6381-D Orchard Lake Rd West Bloomfield 48322

    Get ready for the most invigorating, results-driven, well-rounded and sustainable workout you’ve ever tried. Fuse45 welcomes all fitness levels. Whether you are a workout novice or an ironwoman, you will be a rockstar at Fuse45.

    Your young adult (21+) can join you or just have a great evening out.

    Mom's Night Out is doing something a little different.  Dress casual, bring your gym shoes, INVITE YOUR FRIENDS to join us at fuse45.  Bring an appetizer and your favorite wine to share after our workout.  RSVP & REGISTRATION IS A MUST!!!  $20.00 per person.

    • 07/14/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 2601 Lone Pine Road W Bloomfield , MI

    JOIN other families for the Annual DSG Picnic on the lake.  This is a private beach owned by the Bloomfield Hills School District and will have SCAMP staff at the beach  helping watch over all swimmers.  There are bathrooms and changing area, so bring your chairs, towels, suits & tanning lotion and relax at the beach.  Our favorite CHEF will be tending the grill with hot dogs, hamburgers, buns etc.  DSG will provide plastics and paper products and drinks.  Please bring a dish to pass (that will serve 8-10).  This is a great time to relax and chat with other expectant/new parents seasoned parents and grandparents  Please feel free to bring caregivers so that you can enjoy your day.  Parking is behind the school and you will need to walk down to the beach area.  Everyone will be checked in and receive a wrist band.    RSVP is a must!!!  The area is shaded and there is a gazebo too.  Lots of tables down at the beach.

    • 08/07/2019
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • 1455 E 13 Mile Road Madison Heights

    It wouldn't be summer without a trip to RED OAKS WATERPARK  .Grab your suits, towels, and lotion and join us at the waterpark for lots of FUN.  This event is open to everyone, caregivers, family and friends. 

    YOU MUST BE ON TIME AND EVERYONE MUST ENTER THE PARK AT THE SAME TIME!!!(no exceptions)  it is not fair to families who arrive ahead of time to wait.  

    There is a great concession stand or you may bring in your own food/cooler-NO GLASS items are allowed.

    You must RSVP by Monday, August 5th - no exceptions & no walk ins so register on the DSG webpage  If you are paying online that is great, if paying on site - then put money in an envelope with your name & amount on the outside of the envelope (exact amount only).


    • 08/12/2019
    • 08/16/2019
    • Detroit Opera House 1526 Broadway St Detroit

    Singing, Dancing and ACTING!

    10am-12pm or 12:30-2:30pm With a FINAL SHOWCASE on the last day of class!  For ALL AGES!!

    (curriculum designed for those with varying needs and abilities)

    Perform on the Historic Detroit Opera House Stage!

    Payment for the one week Theatre Class is $210.00

    • 09/21/2019

    SAVE THE DATE for the 15th Annual STEP UP for Down Syndrome FAMILY FUN DAY & Buddy Walk.


Past events

04/14/2019 DSG Eggstravaganza
04/13/2019 Baby Buddies PLAYGROUP
04/04/2019 NDSS Adult Summit
03/31/2019 DSG Bowling
03/30/2019 OH BABY Expectant /New Parent Breakfast- IS BEING RESCHEDULED
03/28/2019 fuse45 (FORCE)
03/26/2019 Are You looking for Camps & other resources
03/23/2019 Anyone Can Be a Hero! CPR training
03/22/2019 MOMS NIGHT OUT - Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
03/17/2019 DSG Bowling
03/12/2019 Going Solo
02/26/2019 A Future that Includes Employment: An Introduction Workshop for Families
02/22/2019 Mom's Night Out
02/19/2019 Problem Behaviors & What You Can Do
02/01/2019 Inclusive Community Gathering
01/26/2019 Friends of Different Learners Camp & Resource Fair
01/25/2019 Mom's Night Out
01/15/2019 Going Solo
01/15/2019 4th Wall Theatre Classes
12/16/2018 Pancakes & Pajamas Holiday Party with Santa
12/14/2018 Mom's Night Out
11/30/2018 Mom's Night Out
11/18/2018 Oh Baby Playgroup
11/16/2018 Club 21
10/26/2018 MOM'S NIGHT OUT
10/19/2018 Club 21
09/22/2018 DSGSEMI's Buddy Walk
09/21/2018 Drop The Mic
09/14/2018 Club 21-Back to School
09/11/2018 4th Wall Theatre Company
08/31/2018 Young Athletes Program
08/13/2018 4th Wall Theatre Camp
08/13/2018 PLAY with the Detroit Tigers
08/08/2018 Red Oaks Wave Pool
07/29/2018 MOM'S PLAYGROUP
07/27/2018 Young Athletes Program
07/15/2018 DSG Summer Picnic
07/12/2018 Mom's Night Out
07/12/2018 NDSC Convention
06/22/2018 Young Athletes Program
06/21/2018 Teaching Students About Their Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality
06/15/2018 Club 21-Family Night
06/07/2018 Mom's Night Out
06/01/2018 Mom's Night Out
05/25/2018 Club 21
05/19/2018 Special Olympics - Young Athletes Program
05/17/2018 DSG Resource Fair - Medical, Educational, Recreational and Camps
05/11/2018 Mom's Night Out
04/19/2018 Parents and Professionals Networking
04/13/2018 Young Athletes Program
04/12/2018 DSG Board Meeting
04/10/2018 Warrior Express and 4th Wall Theatre Company

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

P.O. Box 28 Royal Oak, MI 48068
Office: (248) 556-5341
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