Our Programs

The EPDSC is proud to offer programs and resources that serve and improve the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

Brian J. Wittig Memorial Enrichment Fund
The Enrichment Fund was established by the Wittig and Quinter families to honor Brian J. Wittig, who passed away on December 29, 2011. Brian had a very special relationship with his niece, Grace, who has Down syndrome. The mission of the Brian J. Wittig memorial Enrichment Fund is to offer financial assistance to individuals with Down syndrome and their families to empower all to live a life of significance with grace and dignity.

New and Expecting Parents Program
The mission of the New and Expecting Parents Program is to provide emotional support, information, and social connections for families of children with Down syndrome during pregnancy and from birth through 6 years.

Lending Library

Our unique collection of books contain comprehensive information on topics such as teaching strategies, medical concerns, social development, parenting and much more. A children’s section is also available.

Local Support

National Down Syndrome Organizations 

National Down Syndrome Society
Since 1979, the National Down Syndrome Society (“NDSS”) has worked to promote the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is a public non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical care, Education and Advocacy.

National Down Syndrome Congress
The National Down Syndrome Congress (“NDSC”) provides information, advocacy and support for all aspects of  the lives of  individuals with Down syndrome.

Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group – USA
DSMIG-USA® is a group of health professionals committed to promoting the optimal health care and wellness of individuals with DS across the lifespan.

National Down Syndrome Adoption Network
The mission of the National Down Syndrome Adoption Network is to ensure that every child born with Down syndrome has the opportunity to grow up in a loving family.

National Association for Down Syndrome
The National Association for Down Syndrome supports all persons with Down syndrome in achieving their full potential.

Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action
Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA) is a national trade association composed of 70 affiliates mostly made up of local Down syndrome organizations from across the United States. DSAIA’s purpose is to serve their affiliates through collaboration, resource sharing, and networking.