Our Mission

The Down Syndrome Association of Roanoke (DSAR) is a not-for-profit , non-denominational organization providing advocacy, educational, and support services for families and friends of individuals with Down syndrome, as well as professionals who work with individuals with disabilities. The DSAR's goal is to improve the quality of life for all persons with disabilities in Southwest Virginia.


Executive Board Members, 2012 - 2013  
  Vikie Hassall, Co-President  
  Bill Lawfield, Co-President  
  Kathy Cole, Secretary  
  John Cloeter, Treasurer  
  Robert E. Lee, Jr., Director   
  Susan Cloeter,  Director