our mission

Upside Downs, Inc. is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization committed to helping the Down syndrome community through new parent support, recreational activities, raising awareness and advocating for a brighter future. We are a local affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society and the National Down Syndrome Congress. Our goal is to promote the “Upside” and positive aspects of Down syndrome and further our belief that Anything is possible with Down syndrome.

Board of Directors and Officers

Beau Brooks
President | Board Member | Founder

Shawn Harrison
Vice President | Board Member

Michelle Brooks
Treasurer | Board Member

Julie Robichaux Harrison
Secretary | Board Member

Danielle Dejean
Board Member

Nicole Prosperie, MD
Board Member

Brandon Ruttley
Board Member

Alyssa Soileau
Board Member/Director of New Parent Baskets

We all need help. . . here are some of our favorites

National Organizations



Local Organizations

down syndrome association of greater new orleans

up21 foundation

down syndrome association of acadiana

exceptional lives louisiana


down with hayden

nothing down about it