iCan Dance Camp **CANCELLED**

07/24/19 – Unfortunately, we did not have the minimum number of people registered and was forced to cancel the iCan Dance Camp next month.  Please see the “Events” page for upcoming events. ——————————————————————————————————- iCan Dance Camp for ages 5 years old and up.  August 12-16, 2019. 8:30am – 4:30pm. See EVENTS page for more information. 

18th Annual Buddy Walk **REGISTRATION OPEN***

Ready – Set – Walk! It’s that time of year again to celebrate this fun filled day with family and friends and celebrate all individuals with Down Syndrome!  We will have activities the whole family can enjoy such as a petting zoo, moon bounces, fun games, entertainment, food, speakers, and much, much more!  Awards for

Down Syndrome Awareness Maryland License Plate

Register now for the Maryland State Down Syndrome Awareness license plate.  Plate fee is $45.00.  Numbers are assigned sequentially.  To get a registration form, please contact the plate administrator, Lottie Trigg at bahtrigg@hotmail.com.  A portion of the plate fee goes towards FRIENDS to help promote awareness and acceptance of individuals with Down Syndrome.  Thank you for your




 

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
P.O. Box 641
Middletown, MD 21769

 

Welcome Friends!

F.R.I.E.N.D.S., or Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group of parents re-formed in 1999 in Frederick County, Maryland to:

  • Be a support and resource group for expectant parents, new parents and extended families of babies born with Down Syndrome;
  • Provide age-appropriate activities for our children and their friends;
  • Advocate for community awareness and acceptance;
  • Have quarterly meetings with professional speakers experienced in issues relative to Down Syndrome;
  • Meet informally to share the joys and challenges of parenting.

* Monthly meetings are held on the second Friday of every month at 6:30pm at the Middletown United Methodist Church (MUMC) off Alt. 40 going west out of Frederick.  For a map click here.  Please come and join us.

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. BROCHURE

Click here to view the brochure and find out what we’re all about!

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. ANDREW C. EIKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Click here to go to our scholarships page.

TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS

For more information about upcoming Techniques for Success seminars, please email info@techniquesforsuccess.org or TFS@friendsoffredco.org.  Click here to go to the 2015 Techniques for Success page.

EVENTS

For more information about upcoming events, please email events@friendsoffredco.org.

INFORMATION

For more information about F.R.I.E.N.D.S., please email info@friendsoffredco.org.

BUDDY WALK

SAVE THE DATESeptember 14, 2019 for our 18th Annual Buddy Walk!!!  We had to move it up a week due to scheduling Baker Park.

DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS MARYLAND LICENSE PLATE

Click on the license plate below or license plate in the menu at the top of the page to go to the license plate webpage.

NEWSLETTER

For the latest edition of the FRIENDS Newsletter, please click, Coming soon….

AFFILIATES

Affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and
the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC).

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