Down Syndrome Awareness with Frederick KEYS Baseball

May 12th, 2018 6:00PM Potomac Nationals vs. Frederick Keys   SEE EVENTS PAGE

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific. Note: The program will put emphasis on advocacy skills. One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas: Special education law, rights

New Gerber baby with Down Syndrome

The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby since the contest’s start in 2010. “He’s very outgoing and never meets a stranger,” Lucas’s mom, Cortney, told TODAY Parents. “He loves to play, loves to laugh and loves




 

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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 15, 2018 for our 17th Annual Buddy Walk!!!

DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS MARYLAND LICENSE PLATE

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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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