GRADSA Medical Outreach


Purpose & Goals


GRADSA’s Medical Outreach Committee is dedicated to providing Doctors with best practice guidelines when delivering the Down Syndrome diagnosis.  We ultimately want to improve the diagnosis experience for families by improving the communication about Down Syndrome.  We have provided nationally recommended resources to be given to the parents and are ready to support them.  The Medical Outreach Committee is trained, certified and available for their Down Syndrome journey.

  • Certified and Trained Medical Outreach Representatives
  • Build relationships of trust and respect between providers and the Down Syndrome community
  • Provide presentations and up-to-date information on Down Syndrome to medical staff
  • Provide books, brochures and information packets for new diagnosis
  • Act as an organization
  • Report quarterly log to Lettercase
  • Deliver Welcome Baskets to new families

Contact Email: Outreach@gradsa.org
Contact Phone: 812-301-2235

RESOURCES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS – Free online learning modules from the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute

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 Outreach Representatives

Beth Mason

Outreach Representative Chair
Beth is a stay at home mom to 4 children: Alaina (12), Logan (9), Bennett (7), and Claire (4). Beth has both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work. She is married to Dr. Jeremiah Mason, a pediatrician and medical advisor to the committee.


Christie Ashby

Outreach Representative
 Christie is a stay at home mom of 3 boys Landon (14), Parker (12) and Carson (7). Prior to being at home Christie was a Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA/L) in the acute care setting of the hospital. Christie is involved with the GRADSA 13+ Activity Group. Her husband Travis is on the GRADSA Board.


Cindy Wimsatt

Outreach Representative
 
Cindy is a stay at home mom of 2 children; Hailey (25) and Anna Sue (6). Prior to being at home Cindy achieved over 15 years of experience in the financial planning industry.