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WELCOME TO THE BRIGHTERSIDE!

We’re here as a support network whether you’ve just received a prenatal Down Syndrome diagnosis, are walking into your child’s first IEP meeting or transitioning your teenager into adulthood. The Brighterside of Down Syndrome of San Joaquin County is a non-profit organization here to SHINE hope into your story and BRIGHTEN your day! New? We’d love to hear from you!

Contact us today!

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT EVENT!

TBODS is active in the San JOAQUIN County and the surrounding areas providing events and opportunities to connect with our families in the Down Syndrome Community!

We’d love to see you involved in our next event!

 
 
 
 

Reach Out!

Are you new to the community? We’d love to hear from you and invite you to join us at an upcoming event or connect you with a local family in your area!

Send us a message and we will be in contact with you shortly, we are so excited to meet you!

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Join Us on Facebook!

Many of our families interact on social media on a regular basis. We have a Facebook Group available for you to join as a way to connect with other families that participate with The Brighterside of Down Syndrome!

Also LIKE our page if you prefer to see updates from us in your feed as well.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. We promote awareness, understanding and acceptance of Down syndrome in California’s Central Valley. We CONNECT families, EDUCATE and empower advocates, CELEBRATE our children’s achievements and BRIGHT futures together!

Life is great on The Brighterside!

 

BRIGHTEN OUR DAY!

We’d love to hear ongoing stories and experiences from our families to share with community. Submit your good news or stories below and we will post them to our website to share!

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What is Down Syndrome?

Down syndrome, named after John Langdon Down the English physician who discovered the Syndrome, is a genetic condition in which an individual has a partial or complete extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Read More >  

National RESOURCES

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

The National Down Syndrome Society 
 www.ndss.org