Holiday Party 2016


Holiday Party 2016


Holiday Party 2016


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.

Special Needs Scholarship

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The Gardiner Scholarship helps families customize education plans for their children with special needs. The Gardiner Scholarship is available for qualified Florida students beginning at age 3 through 22 or…

Courtney Studios Donates Photography to Gold Coast

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Meet Courtney Ortiz PREMIER FAMILY & CHILDREN’S PHOTOGRAPHER Hi! I’m Courtney. Mother, wife, photographer, and owner of Courtney Studios. I started Courtney Ortiz Photography when my son Owen was 10…

Gustavo Earns Green Belt

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Gustavo has come a long way since he started training at Mixed Martial Arts Center! Gustavo’s coach, Sensei Pedro Font, says he’s a great student and one of his best…