What’s DSAU all about?

We’re here to help you navigate through the special needs world by sorting out and dealing with your needs and the needs of your child. Read more about our mission statement.

DSAU is published by Sarah Sander, the mother of 29-year-old Moishey who has Down syndrome. Prior to her son’s birth, she had no knowledge or experience in the world of Down syndrome. Contact Sarah, or the DSAU webmaster.

The magazine

Since it was first published in 1995, Down Syndrome Amongst Us has published 18 issues, the latest of which came out in 2015. Articles from the magazine appear on this web site, organised by magazine section, or issue number.

Latest Articles

Issue #29 – Up Syndrome:

Bruchy is my fifth child; she was born with Down syndrome and is the highlight of our family. She was developing nicely and reaching milestones sooner than expected. At 2 weeks old she was holding her head up when on her tummy. At 5 months old she rolled over.

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Issue #29 – Bruchy’s Saga

Bruchy is my fifth child; she was born with Down syndrome and is the highlight of our family. She was developing nicely and reaching milestones sooner than expected. At 2 weeks old she was holding her head up when on her tummy. At 5 months old she rolled over.

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Issue #29 – Our Journey with Infantile Spasms

What made you realize that there may be something wrong?
Devoiry was a happy and loveable infant who brought us much joy on a daily basis. At around 6 months of age, we started noticing a type of movement that was not typical of Devoiry. Her arms and legs would jerk slightly while her eyes rolled to one direction. 

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Down Syndrome Amongst Us has published over 24 issues, the latest of which came out in 2018.