The Ashford Rise School of Dallas 

The purpose of the Ashford Rise School of Dallas is to provide the highest quality of early childhood education services to children with Down syndrome or other developmental disabilities and to children without disabilities by: providing exemplary services based on recommended practices to young children with diverse abilities and their families; offering instructional opportunities through collaboration with various academic programs at local colleges and universities; engaging in research that positively influences practice in the field of early childhood education at the local, state and national levels; interfacing with the community through outreach and public awareness activities; disseminating information and providing technical assistance to other community based agencies and affecting policy and systems change at the local, state and national levels. Since 1998, the Rise School of Dallas has continuously touched the lives of children who otherwise might not have received this type of specialized education.