Who We Are

The Down Syndrome Association of Roanoke, VA is made up of families, friends, professionals, and individuals with Down syndrome in Southwestern Virginia.

Membership in our organization is free. We publish a newsletter, provide new parent packets for families, and host social and educational gatherings. We hope you will feel welcome in our group. Let us know how we can help you. 

Our Mission

The Down Syndrome Association of Roanoke (DSAR) provides advocacy and recreational activities for individuals with Down syndrome as well as educational opportunities and support for their families, caregivers and the professionals who provide medical, therapeutic, and instructional services.

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Our Team

Bill Lawfield
Bill Lawfield
Co-President
Viktoria Hassall
Viktoria Hassall
Co-President
John Cloeter
John Cloeter
Treasurer
Kathy Cole
Kathy Cole
Secretary
Susan Cloeter
Susan Cloeter
Director
Amanda Adams
Amanda Adams
Director
Jody Baldwin
Jody Baldwin
Director