DSAMT Activities at a Glance

2020

JANUARY

DS Specialist Training (Smith County) - January 7
DS Specialist Training (Lincoln County) January 9
Board of Directors Meeting - January 13
EMPLOY program - January 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th and 30th
DS Journal Club - January 15
Circle Of Friends - January 18
LRE/Inclusion Training with Jessica Salonas - January 23
Partner's in Education (PIE) Conference Nashville Music City Center - January 27-30
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - January 29
Pizza Kit Assemby - January 31
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

FEBRUARY

Pizza Kit pick up February 1
Disability Legislative Reception - February 3
Disability Day on the Hill - February 4
Circle Of Friends - February 8
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Valentine Family Event - February 8
EMPLOY Program - February 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, and 27th
LEND Trainees visit with DSAMT - Febrary 10
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): February 11
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): February 13
Belmont Music and Fun - February 15
Frist Center Sustaining Partners Meeting - February 18
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - February 19
DS Journal Club - February 19
Baby Shower - February 22
D.A.D.S - February 22
DSAMT Grand Opening - February 24
Parent Mentor Training - February 25
Rutherford County Friends of DSAMT Breakfast at Chick-Fil-A - February 29
DSAIA - February 27 - March 1st
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

MARCH

Parent Mentor Training - March 5
Lone Star Rodeo - March 6 & 7 
Mom's Night Out - March 6
Family Bowling Fun Day - March 8
Oddly Puddle - March 7
DSAMT Board of Directors Meeting: March 9
EMPLOY Program - March 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, April 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's):  March 10
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): March 12 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Dual Extraordinnaire Dinner & Meeting - March 13 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Circle of Friends - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
WC Friends of DSAMT St. Patrick's Day Family Event - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Ice Cream Social:  DSAMT Friends of Putnam/White/Overton - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County Spirit Night - March 17 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DS Journal Club - March 18 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
World DS Awareness Day - March 21 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
3-21 Celebration - March 21 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Disability Policy Seminary - March 23 - 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - March 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Parent Mentor - School Advocate Training- March 24, 31 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Down Syndrome Specialist Training: Jack Anderson Elementary - March 26 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Camp for Courageous Kids  - March 27-29 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Belmont Music and Fun - March 28 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

APRIL
Cumberland Pediatrics Foundation Annual Conference - April 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Friday Dance Party - April 3
Egg Hunt and Family Picnic 2020 - April 4 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Parent Mentor - School Advocate Training: April 7, 14, 21, 28 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Allison's Cooking Show - April 9
Robertson County Great Egg-Scape - April 10
Drive-Up With The Easter Bunny - April 11
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): April 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): April 16 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DS Journal Club - April 15 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
NDSS Zac Stacy All Star Football Clinic - April 18 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County Picnic at the Park - April 19 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Down Syndrome Learning Styles 4/22 @ 12
Connecting Curriculum Through Accommodations and Modifications 4/25 @ 9
Rainbow Early Intervention IEP Workshop - April 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Circle of Friends - April 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Top 5 Issues and Concerns During Puberty 4/30 @ 12
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In -   Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Birthday Parties and Celebrations (Virtual) - All Month

May

Including and Teaching Diverse Learners in the Classroom 5/2 @ 9
Mother's Day Craft - May 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Teacher Appreciation Week - May 4 - May 8 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Making the Most of Tele-therapy, and At-Home Physical and Occupational Therapy Activities for Babies and Toddlers 5/5 @12
The Big Payback - May 6​
Parent check-in with Erin Richardson - May 6
Extraordinary Lives - A Conference on Down Syndrome - May 9 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The respond but don’t react method 5/9 @ 9
NDSC House Call: a talk with the docs 5/11 @ 2:30
DSAMT Board of Directors Meeting - May 11
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): May 12 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Brain Train: Smart Actions That Might Boost Cognition and Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease In People With DS 5/12 @ 7pm
Don’t Cross the Line! Understanding Boundary Confusion and what to do about when your teen has an I/DD 5/14 @ 12
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): May 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Medical concerns for children, adolescents and young adults 5/16 @ 9
Universal Design Daily: Supporting All Students in the Diverse Classroom 5/18 @12p
What Your Other Children Without Down Syndrome Are Thinking: Sibling Issues For Parents 5/19 @7p
DS/ASD common concerns- development, learning, behavior and sleep 5/22 @ 12p
Memorial Day: May 25
What Families Need to Know: GLOBAL Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down syndrome 5/26 @ 12  
Advocating for School Age Children 5/28 @ 12p
Planning for the future of your loved one with special needs 5/29 @ 12
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Birthday Parties and Celebrations (Virtual):  All Month

June
1st Annual 3-21 Team at Cumberland Real Estate Open Bass Tournament To 
Father's Day - June 21
Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - June 22 (MOVED TO AUGUST,COVID19)
DSAMT Day at Nashville Shores - June 23
Tackling Tough Transitions: Strategies to Support Youth through Difficult Transitions and Daily Routines - June 24
NDSC Annual Conference - June 25 - 28(Moved to Virtual,COVID19)
Mom's Facials - June 30
Mom's Pampering - June 30
Creative Arts Camp - June 29 - July 3 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Nashville Sports Council Top Golf Fundraiser - online
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents -Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 11

July

Week of Hope Volunteers - July 13-16 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DSAMT Board of Directors - July 13
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): July 14(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): July 16(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Middle School Art Camp - July 20-23(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 6
DSAIA:  Drop the Mic - Music Therapy Tips for at Home - July 17
Homeschooling Q & A - July 22
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings

August
Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - August 10
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 6
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): August 11
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): August 13
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Baby Shower - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
D.A.D.S. - TBD
First Call Parent Mentor Training - moved to virtual
Belmont OT Service Day - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings

September

DSAMT Board of Directors
Parent representative training - September 2
September Lunch and Learn - September 17
DADS of DSAMT Pontoon Adventure - September 19
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Music & Fun with Belmont - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
One Extraordinary Evening Dance - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
HCA Community Day - TBD
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31

October

321 Run - TBD
Sumner County Friends of DSAMT Pizza and Crafts - October 2
Race to Include - October 3
National and State Organization: Support Families and Individuals with Disabilities - October 9
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Fall Fun - October 12
Music & Fun with Belmont - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Family Day at Nashville Zoo - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Center for Courageous Kids Camp - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County A Day At The Farm - October 25
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Page Patriots Baseball Fundraiser - TBD
"Haunted" Trunk or Treat - October 31
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Thursday evenings October -December

November

DSAMT Board of Directors - November 9
Nashville Buddy Walk - November 7
DSAMT Board of Directors - November 9
Mom's Day Out Holiday Wreath Fun - November 14
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Thursday evenings October -December

December
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Mom's Day Out Craft Day - December 5
DADS of DSAMT Poker & Pizza - December 19
12 Bars of Charity - TBD
Cookie Exchange - TBD
Holiday Party - TBD
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
​Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Thursday evenings October -December

2021

January

Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
Down Syndrome Specialist Training at Restoring Hope Christian Academy - Jan 4

February

Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons

March

Spring Family Retreat at Camp Courageous Kids - April 30 - May 2