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2016 Buddy Walk

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

2016 Buddy Walk

MANY THANKS to ALL who sponsored and participated in the 2016 TVDSA Buddy Walk! Stay tuned for more details from the event.

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Idaho Gives 2016

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Idaho Gives 2016

TVDSA Needs Your Help. Please stagger your donations each hour so that TVDSA will qualify for additional support through the Idaho Gives hourly drawings for Golden Tickets. TVDSA has to have at least one donation each hour to qualify for this drawing. Visit Idaho Gives and make a donation today! Idaho Gives

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Thank You 2015 Buddy Walk Platinum Sponsor

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thanks to our 2015 Platinum Sponsor C.K Quade Law, PLLC Char has been a long-time sponsor and supporter of TVDSA and we thank her and her team for their continued support.

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End the R-word

Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

End the R-word

We created this video in support of the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign, an on-going initiative from Special Olympics and Best Buddies to eradicate the derogatory use of the word “retard(ed)” from everyday use and promote the inclusion and acceptance of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Five siblings of individuals with Down syndrome in Idaho’s Treasure Valley volunteered to help us spread the word that their brother or sister with Down syndrome is not defined by their disability. A big thanks to all those who helped us create this video by...

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Our Stories – Baylee Auger

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our Stories – Baylee Auger

Baylee is a blessing.  She can fill a room with happiness and smiles.  She continually supersedes expectations, both in academics and in extracurricular activities.  Yes, there are frustrations at times, but what parent doesn’t have any frustrations with their kids?  It does bother me occasionally, when people still jump to conclusions about what to expect or even want from her, as I know she can do so much more.  But their subconscious labeling of what they think individuals with Down syndrome (or any other disability for that matter) can do stops them from expecting more.  I...

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