John Hammon and Byron Lukins John and Byron have been tutoring partners for over a year. They meet weekly to work on Byron's academic goals. John is a humanities teacher at Iroquois High School. He is the proud dad of two great kids, Abby (2) and Owen (6). Owen has Down syndrome and loves coming … Continue reading Tutor and Student Spotlight
Our second Audition Bootcamp is for adults who are interested in auditioning out in the community, and for those looking to come out of their shell a bit. Each week, we have a teaching artist from the Louisville area focus on one element of auditioning and acting. This week we learned about the voice from … Continue reading DSL Actors Thriving through Audition Bootcamp
Today’s #kindnesswarrior volunteer feature is Becky Stotts! Becky has been volunteering at DSL for 6 years and has helped with just about every program we offer! Her presence is most known at our Indiana campus where she tutors not one but TWO of our awesome adults, Libby and Megan (pictured here.) Becky and Megan reached … Continue reading We LOVE our volunteers! Meet Becky
The Boogie Down Crew loves all of their performances at local assisted living facilities and memory care homes, but one is extra special to us! Our BDCrew teammate, Margie, lives at Autumn Woods in New Albany. When we go to dance she gets to join in and dance with her DSL friends and her new … Continue reading Indiana Boogie Down Crew Loves Autumn Woods
Our next featured #kindnesswarrior is Volunteer Bud Newman!! Lovingly known as “Mr. Bud” around here, he is the loyal and dependable front desk receptionist at DSL on Mondays. He utilizes his professional communication skills to assist our members and our guests in navigating their way at the Down Syndrome of Louisville Lifelong Learning Center. Bud … Continue reading We LOVE our volunteers: Meet Mr. Bud!
Written by the employees of Down a Syndrome Of Louisville What is a Kindness Warrior? Someone who Cheers for us when we rise Picks us up when we fall Gives us handshakes instead of stares Gives us encouragement instead of judgement What is a Kindness Warrior? Someone who believes in our best self Who pushes … Continue reading What is a Kindness Warrior?
It was fun to watch the movie. I told my friends I know it is sad but it's just a movie. I saw Dumbo flying up in his circus tent. I saw and elephant that was mad. Maybe it was Dumbo's daddy? It was very mad. It was Dumbos mommy! She came to help Dumbo … Continue reading Review of Dumbo by Teresa Bowden