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ORGANIZATION: Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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iCan Bike programs are for people with disabilities ages eight and up. We understand that the vast majority of people with disabilities never experience the thrill of independently riding a two-wheel bicycle during their lifetime. For example, recent research shows that over 80% of people with Autism and 90% of people with Down syndrome never learn to ride a two-wheel bicycle. Defying these odds is why we exist!

25 Shifts

  • Mon Jun 13, 2022 - 08:15 AM to 09:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Mon Jun 13, 2022 - 09:45 AM to 11:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Mon Jun 13, 2022 - 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Mon Jun 13, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 03:15 PM
  • Mon Jun 13, 2022 - 03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Tue Jun 14, 2022 - 08:15 AM to 09:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Tue Jun 14, 2022 - 09:45 AM to 11:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Tue Jun 14, 2022 - 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Tue Jun 14, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 03:15 PM
  • Tue Jun 14, 2022 - 03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Wed Jun 15, 2022 - 08:15 AM to 09:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Wed Jun 15, 2022 - 09:45 AM to 11:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Wed Jun 15, 2022 - 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Wed Jun 15, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 03:15 PM
  • Wed Jun 15, 2022 - 03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Thu Jun 16, 2022 - 08:15 AM to 09:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Thu Jun 16, 2022 - 09:45 AM to 11:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Thu Jun 16, 2022 - 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Thu Jun 16, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 03:15 PM
  • Thu Jun 16, 2022 - 03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 08:15 AM to 09:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 09:45 AM to 11:30 AM
    Volunteers must be able to run along side bike rider.
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 01:45 PM to 03:15 PM
  • Fri Jun 17, 2022 - 03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Location:

P.O. Box 766, Fort Worth, TX 76101, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas is to support people with Down syndrome, their families, and caregivers in achieving the universally desired goals of self-fulfillment, pride in one's achievements, inclusion in the community and reaching one's full potential, through social and educational activities.

Description

The Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas (DSPNT) provides a number of services and programs designed to benefit individuals and families touched by Down syndrome. Some of these are:

NEW PARENT KITS

DSPNT provides new parent packets free of charge to any family in its service area whose baby has received a diagnosis of Down syndrome, whether prenatally or at birth. This packet contains general information about Down syndrome and tips on accessing local, state and national resources.

EDUCATION

DSPNT regularly plans educational programs for parents, teachers and health care providers. Most of our activities are offered free of charge. Past activities include:

  • Oral Motor Skills
  • Difficult Behavior
  • ARD/IEP Tips
  • Independent Living
  • Teaching Reading to Students with Cognitive Disabilities
  • Building Relationships between People with and without Disabilities

BUILDING SOCIAL NETWORKS

DSPNT realizes how important strong social networks are for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. It regularly hosts events like holiday parties, spring dances, age-appropriate play groups and pool parties to help foster social skills and supportive networks.

OTHER SERVICES

  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Lending Library
  • Advocacy Initiatives
  • E-mail Discussion Group
  • Social Activities for all ages
  • Many More

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Mon Jun 13, 2022 - Fri Jun 17, 2022
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This opportunity has 25 shifts

WHERE

UTA - MAC Building, Gym 103B500 W. Nedderman DriveArlington, TX 76019

(32.7297,-97.1131)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • All volunteers must be able to run along side rider!

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