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Adult Down Syndrome Center Programming

We provide a variety of events, classes, and programs that promote physical, mental, and social health.

Events, Classes & Programs

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    Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease Support Group

    Caregivers and loved ones of individuals with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease are invited to our Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease Support Group. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every other month from 6:30-8:00pm at the Adult Down Syndrome Center. Attendees are welcome to share their experiences and receive support from other attendees. Some meetings include an educational component such as a presentation or video with discussion. 

    More info: Contact Ann Garcia at ann.garcia@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2310 OR Grace O'Connor at grace.oconnor@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2304

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    Art Group

    Facilitated by an art therapist, this group involves exploring a variety of art forms including painting, sculpture, mixed media, and more. The group is offered several times throughout the year.

    More info: Contact Ann Garcia at ann.garcia@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2310 OR Grace O'Connor at grace.oconnor@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2304.

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    Games Group

    Facilitated by our occupational therapist, this group encourages social engagement while playing board and card games such as Bingo, UNO, Left Right Center, and more.

    More info: Contact Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L at katherine.frank@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2331 

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    Grief Support Group

    Facilitated by staff from Rainbow Hospice, this Saturday morning group meets one to two times per year. Parents, siblings, and caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one with a disability are invited.

    More info: Contact Ann Garcia at ann.garcia@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2310 OR Grace O'Connor at grace.oconnor@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2304

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    Social Skills Groups

    A variety of social skills groups are offered throughout the year for people 12 and older.

    More info: Contact Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L at katherine.frank@advocatehealth.com or 847-318-2331

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