Pantomime Troupe


        Expressive Musical Entertainment!

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The Down Syndrome Association of Houston (DSAH) Pantomime Troupe has been entertaining the Houston community since 2010.  The Troupe consists entirely of adults with Down syndrome who share a love of music, creative movement, and performing for others. 

Under the Artistic Direction of Julithe Garrett and his MimaShow, the Troupe has performed at Jones Hall, the Goodwill corporate offices, the Houston Buddy Walk, and various other DSAH events.  Mr. Garrett has over 20 years of experience working with special-needs performers and enjoys giving them an opportunity to shine in their own way. 



 Pantomime Classes and Performing Troupe rehearsals are offered at our Down Syndrome Resource Center (RC)  located at 7115 W. Tidwell, Bldg. K Suite 106 Houston, TX 77092. There are approximately 20 to 25 students during instruction.


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Learning Lane

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By learning and playing together, children learn about differences in abilities and talents, and background experiences that create the rich diversity of our society. They believe that inclusion provides a challenging, enlightening, and motivating environment for all children.
The Learning Lane is an Applied Behavior Analysis Center serving children ages from 1 to 7 years of age with autism. The intake process is individualized to insure that each child is placed in an environment where they will learn and grow. Children enrolled in their program participate in small group instruction and intensive 1:1 teaching.