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Anita + Ed Ford, with their son, Eric, who is the reason Anita founded Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana.

Paul Gibson, our Founding Sponsor, along with our current Self Advocate, Tony Piontek.

Advisory Board Members

Anita Ford - Founder
Paul Gibson - Founding Sponsor

Dr. Jude Bares
Dr. Scott Barrilleaux
Margaret Coady
Marlene Venable
Trisha Darbonne
Stephanie Verret

Charli Webre- Self Advocate