Who Are We?
The Down Syndrome Association of the Upstate (DSAU) is a non-profit parent and volunteer-driven organization working to enrich the lives of people touched by Down syndrome. The DSAU has been in existence for 23 years with a Board of Directors of 15 members. We are the only group in the Upstate where an estimated 300+ families can turn for support, guidance, and networking. The more we raise awareness and promote acceptance, the brighter the future for our members!
2020 In a Picture
Please welcome our new Fundraising Director
Sarah Johnson is a native of TN, but has lived in the Upstate for the last 10 years. She attended Flagler College on a basketball scholarship, where she earned a B.A. in Business Administration. Sarah brings years of sales and marketing experience, spanning several industries across the the east coast. Sarah is married, with two children. Her daughter, Delaney, is almost 9 years old and has Down syndrome. Sarah is passionate about inclusive education and recreational activities. She wants to help improve the future for individuals with Down syndrome by supporting high expectations and awareness opportunities in our local community.