Become A Member

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana (DSANI)! DSANI represents people with Down syndrome and their families in the eleven counties surrounding Fort Wayne, Indiana. These counties are Allen, Lagrange, Steuben, Noble, Dekalb, Whitley, Wabash, Huntington, Wells, Kosciusko, and Adams.

The mission of DSANI is to enhance the lives of people living with Down syndrome, advocate on their behalf, provide information and support to families and professionals, and promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in northeast Indiana.

Your DSANI Membership will provide you with the opportunity to participate in the following:

  • Special Events – DSANI Tin Caps Game, Mad Ants Game, Zoo Outing, and more coming every year!

  • Annual Holiday Party

  • Infant – Toddler Playgroup (Birth to age 4)

  • Buddy Club Activites (ages 5-12)

  • Friendship Club Activities (ages 13-21)

  • Self Advocate Activities (ages 22 and older)

  • Camp Red Cedar

  • Educational Seminars + more

Discover more about our services.

New Parent Membership

If you are a parent of a child with Down syndrome, your first year of membership is free. If you are interested in becoming a first-time DSANI member, please email Shelley Yoder at

Following your first year of membership, there is an $20 membership renewal fee due annually. Membership renewal letters are sent annually to all DSANI members in May.

Non-Parent Membership & Membership Renewal

If you are renewing your membership, please update and send your renewal form along with $20.00 membership fee to: DSANI, PO Box 13611, Fort Wayne, IN 46865.


or please contact Shelley Yoder, Executive Director.