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iCan Dance Camp **CANCELLED**

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

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

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

Down Syndrome Awareness Maryland License Plate

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

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook

Also check out F.R.I.E.N.D.S. on Facebook!! https://www.facebook.com/FRIENDSOFFREDCO/  

Ryan Krempa Hockey League **UPDATED**

Ryan Krempa Hockey League **UPDATED**

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is proudly announcing a recently new program for all of our member families and families with any special needs. We are starting the “Ryan Krempa Hockey League” here in Central Maryland and will serve all counties from Carroll to

Down Syndrome in the news

Down Syndrome in the news

  Click here to see stories of Down Syndrome in the news.

Mount Airy race to raise awareness of Down syndrome

Mount Airy race to raise awareness of Down syndrome

Ava McKelvey is just like millions of other 4-year-old girls in America: Her favorite movie is Frozen, her favorite colors, purple and pink, and she is a huge Taylor Swift fan. She loves to swim and to go shopping, and,

Kearney, Missouri wrestler with Down syndrome wins first career match

Kearney, Missouri wrestler with Down syndrome wins first career match

KEARNEY, Mo. — Some sports fans consider it the toughest game of them all. The wrestlers at Kearney High School certainly think so. After all, the Bulldogs have won two of the last three Class 3 championships in Missouri. That

FRIENDS Scholarships

FRIENDS Scholarships

Andrew C. Eiker Memorial Scholarship The Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome (F.R.I.E.N.D.S.) believes that our future lies in the hands of our teachers/instructors.  The better we can assist them in achieving their goals and set them

2014 Techniques for Success (TFS) Conference

2014 Techniques for Success (TFS) Conference

The Techniques for Success (TFS) conference, co-sponsored by the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC) and F.R.I.E.N.D.S. of Frederick, provides practical tips and strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and those with other special needs. The 2014 TFS for Parents conference will be