Happiness Bag, Inc.

Happiness Bag, Inc.   Happiness Bag reminds us all that inclusion is important for everyone’s success. They write that “fairness is not giving everyone the same thing, it is giving everyone what they need to succeed”.  Happiness Bag has a mission statement of...

John’s Crazy Socks

John’s Crazy Socks                                                                                                                            John Cronin is no stranger to facing challenges in life and he knows how to turn those challenges into opportunities....

Help Over Hurdles Part Two

Help Over Hurdles     Help Over Hurdles is an organization that helps the people who provide direct support to people with disabilities. Many people employed by direct care struggle to pay their bills and get back on their feet when a hurdle crosses their...

Help Over Hurdles

Help Over Hurdles Help Over Hurdles is an organization that helps the people who provide direct support to people with disabilities. Many people employed by direct care struggle to pay their bills and get back on their feet when a hurdle crosses their path, which then...

Guest Blog Post-Justin L.

Guest Post by Justin L.    Justin L. joins the blog today to share some of his experience and thoughts from raising a son with Down Syndrome. Read what he has to say below.           “As a parent of a child who has Down syndrome, I have learned much about...

Ricky’s Walking Warriors

 Ricky’s Walking Warriors                 Back in 2014, Ricky’s Walking Warriors started a tradition that would continue for years, inspire many, and raise incredible amounts of money for Down Syndrome Indiana at The Buddy Walk Indianapolis. Ricky, the...

Candidly Kind

Candidly Kind   Candidly Kind is a design company run by Grace Key, a young adult with Down Syndrome. The company is full of gorgeous designs, inspirational apparel, and a smiling CEO. The company donates many of their proceeds to various organizations such as...

Buddy Walk Lafayette 2019

Down Syndrome Indiana  Buddy Walk Lafayette 2019 The Lafayette area spent their weekend celebrating Down Syndrome with Down Syndrome Indiana at the Buddy Walk Lafayette. The event was full of participants joining together to walk for Down Syndrome, enjoy ice cream...

Sitter Spotlight Kelly

We have such ah-mazing Synapse Sitters, we decided to start a Sitter Spotlight Series!         Meet Kelly. She’s got compassion, patience, education, and experience with helping others with special needs. Read on to learn more. She may just be the perfect sitter...

Down Syndrome Indiana

Down Syndrome Indiana Lisa Wells is an Executive Director for Down Syndrome Indiana and wrote about her involvement with DSI and what the organization has to offer. Read below to learn more!  Down Syndrome Indiana, also known as DSI, is a one-stop-shop for information...