DSAMT is a community of parents, grandparents, siblings, physicians, educators, professionals, friends, and self-advocates from 40 counties in Middle Tennessee who celebrate and support individuals with Down Syndrome and their families. DSAMT is inclusive and does not draw stiff boundaries, so if you're in town or you have a need we can help, you're welcome to reach out or join us.
We envision a world in which individuals with Down syndrome are accepted, included, and valued for the extraordinary gifts they bring to our lives.
Kristianna Young is a perfect example of beauty and grace. She is an African American woman with Down syndrome who is making her mark. Kristianna was recently presented to society as a Debutante in the Cotillion Ball/Jabberwock sponsored by the Fortitude Foundation of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter. She was crowned as the second runner up to Ms. Jabberwock. Kristianna also graduated from Pope John Paul II College Preparatory Academy in Hendersonville, TN in May of 2023. She plans to participate in the Transitions Program through Metro Nashville Public Schools in the fall, which is a vocational training program.Read More
While the news of your child having Down syndrome may have come unexpectedly, your life will be full of many wonderful surprises and experiences. You may be feeling overwhelmed right now, but you need to know that your feelings are perfectly natural and that you are not alone. We are here to help celebrate with you and support you along the way.