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Genetic Resources

Angels Away Support Group

Offers a perinatal loss support group for parents, their families and friends who have lost babies due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, fetal demise, stillbirth, or neonatal death.  This group does not include post-abortion counseling.

Angels Away Support Group

Local Support Groups

  • Children’s Tumor Foundation

San Antonio NF1 Walk


  • Prader-Willi Walk

Coordinated with the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Prader-Willi Clinic


  •      Huntington Disease

Support Group – San Antonio
North Central Baptist Hospital (Atrium Education Room 1A)
520 Madison Oak Drive
North Central Baptist Hospital
3rd Saturday of the month, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Contact: Gerleine A. Schoonover
Phone: 210-691-0047

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

Our mission is to provide services and support for children and adults with Down syndrome and their families in San Antonio and the surrounding areas.  Through partnerships with other agencies, medical professionals, educators, and parents, the DSASTX gathers and shares resources and information for those with Down syndrome and their families.  The DSASTX provides opportunities for families to foster friendships and offer mutual support through Parent Support Group meetings, community-based social activities, special events, and educational programs.

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

Excellent support group for patients with Down Syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Congress

Founded in 1973, the National Down Syndrome Congress is the country’s oldest national organization for people with Down syndrome, their families, and the professionals who work with them. We provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome, and work to create a national climate in which all people will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of people with Down syndrome.

30 Mansell Court, Suite 108

Roswell, GA 30076

1-800-232-NDSC (6372)

The National Down Syndrome Society

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is a nonprofit organization committed to being the national advocate for the value, acceptance, and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. NDSS envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities. NDSS has over 350 affiliates nationwide.

666 Broadway, 8th Floor

New York, NY 10012


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