Holiday Party 2017

We had a great turnout this year!


Buddy Walk & 5K Run 2017


Buddy Walk & 5K Run 2017


BGCDSO Launches New 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.

Channel 7 News at the Buddy Walk 2017

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Walk to raise Down syndrome awareness held in Sunrise SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – A walk aiming to raise awareness of Down syndrome sent hundreds to Sunrise, Sunday morning. The Buddy…

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…