Buddy Walk & 5K Run 2017

Save the date, Sunday, October 15, 2017


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Welcome to Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Org.

The Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization is a family support and resource organization dedicated to serving families who have an individual with Down syndrome. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families by providing support, information, education, and advocacy, thus enabling each individual to reach his or her full potential.

 We Offer a Variety of Services



Our newsletter is published 3-4 times a year. It is jam packed with information about workshops, events, family spotlight and more. View our latest newsletter.



We provide  parent education, training workshops, share information about other local workshops and resource fairs. We also provide scholarships to Gold Coast members to attend national workshops.


Social Events

We have many social events throughout the year for families, toddlers, children, teens, young adults and parents. We also sponsor many community events. Please check our calendar for upcoming events.


New Parent Visits

We make visits to new parents of children with Down syndrome. We help them get started with information and support. Families of newborns can also download the informative publication, A Promising Future Together: A Guide for New and Expectant Parents from the NDSS.

Captain Lee, Star of Hit Reality Show “Below Deck” Leads Buddy Walk FITTEAM

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Captain Lee Rosbach Leads Buddy Walk FITTEAM on October 15 in Markham Park Captain Lee, Star of Hit Reality Show “Below Deck” Hosts Kickoff with Families of Broward Gold Coast Down...

Employment, Health Care and Disability Policy Update: August 2017

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The LEAD Center’s Policy Update – Employment, Health Care and Disability provides policymakers, disability service professionals, and individuals with disabilities and their families with information about relevant policy developments regarding Medicaid, the Affordable…

FVDD Annual Statewide Conference

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Florida’s Voice on Developmental Disabilities (FVDD) announces its annual statewide conference which will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Holy Cross Hospital, 4725 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. This…