Friday, June 26, 2015

DSI Summer Picnic on July 11th at Brooks School Park in Fishers

Join us as we Savor the Sunshine at a Hawaiian themed picnic!


Down Syndrome Indiana Annual Summer Picnic

Saturday, July 11th from 11am to 2pm

at Brooks School Park

(11780 Brooks School Road, Fishers, IN 46037)


It will be a fun afternoon in the sun featuring exciting games & activities with friends  and delicious gluten-free food!


Please RSVP to or call 317-925-7617 if you and your loved ones plan to attend.

Monday, June 22, 2015


Down Syndrome Indiana is pleased to welcome its newest staff members Cathy Boyer, DSI Event Coordinator and Annie Smiley, DSI Program Coordinator.

Cathy graduated from Indiana University Indianapolis with a focus in Non-Profit Management.  Cathy has over 10 years’ experience in the development field managing a diversified fundraising portfolio. Cathy enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  Cathy is honored to be a part of the DSI team and for the opportunity to build lasting relationships with individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Cathy will be overseeing the Down Syndrome Indiana Buddy Walk®, the DSI D.A.D.S. Golf Outing, the Fly-in, the Summer Picnic and the Holiday Party. Cathy can be reached at

Annie is a recent graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, where she earned a degree in journalism with a concentration in public relations and a minor in event management. Annie grew up with an older brother that has Down syndrome, whom is the main reason for her involvement in the Ds community. She was awarded the William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion in 2015 for her work with individuals with disabilities through Live, Laugh, Dance and the Ability Experience. She says, “I feel honored to work an organization that hits so close to home for me!”  Annie oversees a variety of Down Syndrome Indiana programs including: Volunteer Coordination, Adult Life, the DSI Dancers and the e-newsletter. Annie can be reached at

Welcome Ladies, Down Syndrome Indiana is thrilled to have you on the team!


Dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome,



Lisa Wells, Executive Director