DSAMT Activities at a Glance

2021

January
Down Syndrome Specialist Training at Restoring Hope Christian Academy - Jan 4
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - January 11
Board of Directors Meeting - January 11
Slim Chickens Spirit Night in Hendersonville - January 21
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - January 25
?What Would Julie Do? - Every other Thursday beginning January 21
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays January to March
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings
Creative Club - Tuesdays beginning January 26
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

February
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Valentine's Card Exchange - February 6
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - February 8
Circles® - Drawing Boundaries - February 8
CHD Awareness Week - February 14-20
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - February 22
?What Would Julie Do? - Every other Thursday
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays January to March
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings?
Creative Club - Tuesdays
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

March

Spring Family Retreat at Camp Courageous Kids - April 30 - May 2
Penn Station Subs Down Syndrome Fundraiser - March - March 21
DADS of DSAMT Pizza and Poker - March 6
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - March 8
Board of Directors Meeting - March 8
Mt. Juliet Culver's Share Night - March 21
World Down Syndrome Awareness Day - March 21
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - March 22
Information Session for Dr. Newhouse Study - March 29
What Would Julie Do? - Every other Thursday
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays January to March
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings?
Creative Club - Tuesdays
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

April

What Would Julie Do? -  April 1
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - April 12
What Would Julie Do? - Every other  April 15
Sumner County Friends of DSAMT Virtual Mom's Spa - April 17
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent Coffee - April 19
Spirit Night at Filly's Game & Grill - April 22
Dad's of DSAMT:  Top Golf - April 24
Mom's Virtual Craft Time - April 26
Top 5 issues and concerns during puberty - Webinar - April 28
What Would Julie Do? - April 29
Potty training in-person and webinar - April 30
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays
ABA-Based Tutoring - Weekly Fridays & Saturdays

May

Putnam/White/Overton County Friends of DSAMT May Day Flowers - May 1
Sumner County Friends of DSAMT Mother's Day Event - May 2
The Big Payback - May 5
Board of Directors Meeting - May 10
Parent Coffee with Wilson County Friends - May 12
Sumner County Friends of DSAMT Mom's Coffee Talk- May 14
GOATS dinner at Sam's Sports Grill at Blue Turtle Bay - May 19
DS Specialists Training - May 20 and 27
Mom's Coffee Talk - Putnam/White/Overton County Friends - May 22
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays
ABA-Based Tutoring - Weekly Fridays & Saturdays
 

June

Cumberland Real Estate Bass Fishing Tournament - June 5
Pastries in the Park with Sumner County Friends - June 6
Nashville Shores Day - June 7
DSAMT & Gigi's Playhouse Lunch & Learn - Transition from TEIS to PreK Services - June 9
Family Cookout with the 321 Tribe - June 12
Outdoor games and Family Picnic with Wilson County Friends - June 13
NDSC Conference - June 21-26
Creative Club 14+ - June 21-24
Parent Lunch with Wilson County Friends - June 22
DS Specialists Training - June 22 and 29
Mom's Night in Virtual with Sumner County - June 26
Dual Extraordinaire Evening - June 27
Creative Club All Ages - June 28 - July 1
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

July

NDSC Conference - July 8-11
Parent Coffee with Wilson County Friends - July 12
Board of Directors Meeting - July 12
DSAMT & Gigi's Playhouse Lunch & Learn - Legislative advocacy -July 14
GOATS dinner at Chuey's Franklin  - July 15
Sumner Co. Friends of DSAMT - Storytime at Hendersonville Library - July 15
Christmas in July With Wilson County Friends - July 16
Center for Courageous Kids, DSAMT Family Retreat Weekend - July 23-25
Dual Extraordinaire Dinner - July 25
DS Training at Belle Meade Children's Center - July 29
Back to school Ice cream social with Putnam/White/Overton - July 31
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

August

Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - August 2
Back to School Bash and Pizza Party - August 2
Pelican's Snoballs Spirit Night - August 2
County Connector Retreat - August 6-9
DSAMT & Gigi's Playhouse Lunch & Learn - DS Learning Styles - August 11
Coffee Talk with Sumner County - August 13
Ice Cream and Music with Rutherford Friends - August 13
Parent Coffee with Wilson County Friends - August 16
DS Specialist Training - August 19 & 26
Team Gavin at Saunders Ferry Pizza and Pub - August 21
Parent Coffee With Putnam/White/Overton - August 28
Baby Shower and DADS meeting - August 28 (Canceled due to Delta Variant)
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

September

DSAMT & Gigi's Playhouse Lunch & Learn - Katie Becket/ABLE Accounts - September 8
Coffee Talk with Sumner County - September 10
Board of Directors Meeting - September 13
Mom's night out with Wilson County Friends - September 15
Mom's Night out with Sumner County Friends - September 15
Pelican's SnoBalls DSAMT Fundraiser - September 17
DADS Bowling with Putnam, White, Overton - September 18
Parent Coffee with Wilson County Friends - September 20
Parent Coffee and Brunch with Montgomery County - September 20
Dads Night Out with Sumner Friends - September 21
Buff City Soap Murfreesboro Fundraiser - September 22
Parent Coffee With Putnam/White/Overton - September 25
Family Fun at The City Forum - September 25
Down Syndrome Diary: Tea, "Reading", & Cupcakes - September 26
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

October

DSAMT Mom's Retreat at Lawson Manor in GA - Oct. 1-4
Race to Include - October 2 - cancelled rain
Pizza Party in the Park - October 9
DS Specialist Training - October 6 & 13
Coffee Talk with Sumner County - October 8
Parent Coffee and Brunch with Montgomery County - October 8
MTSU Volleyball Down Syndrome Awareness Match - October 8
Culver's Murfreesboro Spirit Night - October 9
DSAMT & Gigi's Playhouse Lunch & Learn - Inclusion/LRE - October 13
Down Syndrome Diary: Tea, "Reading", & Cupcakes - October 17
Parent Coffee With Putnam/White/Overton - October 16
Breeden's Orchard with Wilson County - October 16
Lunch and Learn: DS Learning Styles - October 20
Siblings Day Nerf wars with Wilson County Friends - October 23
Halloween Crafts in the park with Rutherford - October 23
3rd Annual Friends Day at the Farm with Sumner County - October 24
Haunted Trunk or Treat with Gigi's Playhouse - October 30
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

November

Nashville Buddy Walk® - November 6
Board of Directors Meeting - November 8
Buff City Soap Cookeville Fundraiser - November 10
Coffee Talk with Sumner County - November 12
Parent Coffee and Brunch with Montgomery County - November 12
Race to Include - November 13
Parent Coffee with Wilson County - November 15
Down Syndrome Diary: Tea, "Reading", & Cupcakes - November 21
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

December

Parent Coffee and Brunch with Montgomery County - December 3
Ransom Notes Concert - December 4
Coffee Talk with Sumner County - December 10
Parent Coffee with Wilson County - December 13
Santa Visits at your home - December 11,12, 18 19
Cookies/Crafts with Santa w/ Putnam, White, Overton - December 18
Next Chapter Book Club - Weekly on Tuesdays

 

2020

JANUARY

DS Specialist Training (Smith County) - January 7
DS Specialist Training (Lincoln County) January 9
Board of Directors Meeting - January 13
EMPLOY program - January 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th and 30th
DS Journal Club - January 15
Circle Of Friends - January 18
LRE/Inclusion Training with Jessica Salonas - January 23
Partner's in Education (PIE) Conference Nashville Music City Center - January 27-30
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - January 29
Pizza Kit Assemby - January 31
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

FEBRUARY

Pizza Kit pick up February 1
Disability Legislative Reception - February 3
Disability Day on the Hill - February 4
Circle Of Friends - February 8
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Valentine Family Event - February 8
EMPLOY Program - February 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, and 27th
LEND Trainees visit with DSAMT - Febrary 10
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): February 11
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): February 13
Belmont Music and Fun - February 15
Frist Center Sustaining Partners Meeting - February 18
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - February 19
DS Journal Club - February 19
Baby Shower - February 22
D.A.D.S - February 22
DSAMT Grand Opening - February 24
Parent Mentor Training - February 25
Rutherford County Friends of DSAMT Breakfast at Chick-Fil-A - February 29
DSAIA - February 27 - March 1st
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

MARCH

Parent Mentor Training - March 5
Lone Star Rodeo - March 6 & 7 
Mom's Night Out - March 6
Family Bowling Fun Day - March 8
Oddly Puddle - March 7
DSAMT Board of Directors Meeting: March 9
EMPLOY Program - March 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, April 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's):  March 10
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): March 12 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Dual Extraordinnaire Dinner & Meeting - March 13 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Circle of Friends - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
WC Friends of DSAMT St. Patrick's Day Family Event - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Ice Cream Social:  DSAMT Friends of Putnam/White/Overton - March 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County Spirit Night - March 17 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DS Journal Club - March 18 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
World DS Awareness Day - March 21 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
3-21 Celebration - March 21 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Disability Policy Seminary - March 23 - 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Parent's Coffee - March 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Parent Mentor - School Advocate Training- March 24, 31 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Down Syndrome Specialist Training: Jack Anderson Elementary - March 26 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Camp for Courageous Kids  - March 27-29 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Belmont Music and Fun - March 28 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings

APRIL
Cumberland Pediatrics Foundation Annual Conference - April 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Friday Dance Party - April 3
Egg Hunt and Family Picnic 2020 - April 4 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Parent Mentor - School Advocate Training: April 7, 14, 21, 28 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Allison's Cooking Show - April 9
Robertson County Great Egg-Scape - April 10
Drive-Up With The Easter Bunny - April 11
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): April 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): April 16 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DS Journal Club - April 15 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County Picnic at the Park - April 19 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Down Syndrome Learning Styles 4/22 @ 12
Connecting Curriculum Through Accommodations and Modifications 4/25 @ 9
Rainbow Early Intervention IEP Workshop - April 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Circle of Friends - April 25 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Top 5 Issues and Concerns During Puberty 4/30 @ 12
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In -   Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Birthday Parties and Celebrations (Virtual) - All Month

May

Including and Teaching Diverse Learners in the Classroom 5/2 @ 9
Mother's Day Craft - May 2 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Teacher Appreciation Week - May 4 - May 8 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Making the Most of Tele-therapy, and At-Home Physical and Occupational Therapy Activities for Babies and Toddlers 5/5 @12
The Big Payback - May 6?
Parent check-in with Erin Richardson - May 6
Extraordinary Lives - A Conference on Down Syndrome - May 9 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The respond but don’t react method 5/9 @ 9
NDSC House Call: a talk with the docs 5/11 @ 2:30
DSAMT Board of Directors Meeting - May 11
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): May 12 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Brain Train: Smart Actions That Might Boost Cognition and Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease In People With DS 5/12 @ 7pm
Don’t Cross the Line! Understanding Boundary Confusion and what to do about when your teen has an I/DD 5/14 @ 12
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): May 14 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Medical concerns for children, adolescents and young adults 5/16 @ 9
Universal Design Daily: Supporting All Students in the Diverse Classroom 5/18 @12p
What Your Other Children Without Down Syndrome Are Thinking: Sibling Issues For Parents 5/19 @7p
DS/ASD common concerns- development, learning, behavior and sleep 5/22 @ 12p
Memorial Day: May 25
What Families Need to Know: GLOBAL Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down syndrome 5/26 @ 12  
Advocating for School Age Children 5/28 @ 12p
Planning for the future of your loved one with special needs 5/29 @ 12
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Birthday Parties and Celebrations (Virtual):  All Month

June
1st Annual 3-21 Team at Cumberland Real Estate Open Bass Tournament To 
Father's Day - June 21
Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - June 22 (MOVED TO AUGUST,COVID19)
DSAMT Day at Nashville Shores - June 23
Tackling Tough Transitions: Strategies to Support Youth through Difficult Transitions and Daily Routines - June 24
NDSC Annual Conference - June 25 - 28(Moved to Virtual,COVID19)
Mom's Facials - June 30
Mom's Pampering - June 30
Creative Arts Camp - June 29 - July 3 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Nashville Sports Council Top Golf Fundraiser - online
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents -Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 11

July

Week of Hope Volunteers - July 13-16 (CANCELLED,COVID19)
DSAMT Board of Directors - July 13
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): July 14(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): July 16(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Middle School Art Camp - July 20-23(CANCELLED,COVID19)
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 6
DSAIA:  Drop the Mic - Music Therapy Tips for at Home - July 17
Homeschooling Q & A - July 22
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night In - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings

August
Caleb Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament - August 10
Creative Club - 2x weekly, June 9-August 6
Lunch & Learn (Gigi's): August 11
Lunch & Learn (DSAMT): August 13
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Baby Shower - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
D.A.D.S. - TBD
First Call Parent Mentor Training - moved to virtual
Belmont OT Service Day - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings

September

DSAMT Board of Directors
Parent representative training - September 2
September Lunch and Learn - September 17
DADS of DSAMT Pontoon Adventure - September 19
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Music & Fun with Belmont - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
One Extraordinary Evening Dance - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
HCA Community Day - TBD
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Mom's Night IN - Weekly on Thursday Evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
?Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31

October

321 Run - TBD
Sumner County Friends of DSAMT Pizza and Crafts - October 2
Race to Include - October 3
National and State Organization: Support Families and Individuals with Disabilities - October 9
Wilson County Friends of DSAMT Fall Fun - October 12
Music & Fun with Belmont - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Family Day at Nashville Zoo - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Center for Courageous Kids Camp - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Sumner County A Day At The Farm - October 25
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Page Patriots Baseball Fundraiser - TBD
"Haunted" Trunk or Treat - October 31
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on Tuesday Evenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
?Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays October to December

November

DSAMT Board of Directors - November 9
Nashville Buddy Walk - November 7
DSAMT Board of Directors - November 9
Mom's Day Out Holiday Wreath Fun - November 14
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
?Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays October to December

December
Circle of Friends - (CANCELLED,COVID19)
Mom's Day Out Craft Day - December 5
OneHope Wine Fundraiser Tasting and Kickoff? - December 16
Holiday Visit with Santa - December 19-20
DADS of DSAMT Poker & Pizza - December 19
12 Bars of Charity - TBD
Cookie Exchange - TBD
Holiday Party - TBD
Next Chapter Book Club - weekly on Tuesday evenings
Therapeutic Support Group: For Parents - Weekly on TuesdayEvenings
Club Can Do - Weekly on Thursday Afternoons
?Creative Club - Tuesdays: September 29 through December 1
What Would Julie Do? - Thursdays: September 24 - December 31
Advocate Parent Mentor Training - Thursdays: October 22 - December 3
ABA-Based Tutoring- Fridays and Saturdays October to December