Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk & Run

Save the Date: Sunday October 20, 2019


Holiday Party 2018

We had a great turnout this year!


BGCDSO Brochure


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.

Dental Resource Guide to Help Special Needs

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Recently, my sister in law had to take my nephew, who has Down Syndrome, into the dentist and it was not a very good experience for either of them! My…

Meet Joey from The Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization

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Register TODAY to be on Captain Lee’s FITTEAM at the Buddy Walk in Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida: October 15, 2017 – 8:30am. Register here to walk with Captain Lee:…

John Tucker & Rachel Osterbach Born This Way Interview

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Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 11 – A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way’s honors keep adding up – showing that disability is a winning theme. This…