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IEP Training Workshop

IEP Training Workshop

September 27, 2019 at 7:00pm at EDCO, Inc. on Thomas Johnson Drive in Frederick, Maryland

Techniques for Success

Techniques for Success

The Techniques for Success (TFS) conference provides practical strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and those with other special needs. The Annual Techniques for Success Conference will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Turf Valley Resort. Click here to go

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

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 OLD

18th Annual Buddy Walk OLD

Save the date for September 14, 2019 for our 18th Annual Buddy Walk!! We are excited to have our new online registration page going live today. We have teamed with EZEVENTSOLUTIONS to manage our page. They work with a lot

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

FRIENDS Annual Summer Picnic

FRIENDS Annual Summer Picnic

Please come out and join us for our annual FRIENDS picnic at the Catoctin Creek Nature Center in Middletown, MD.  We will supply fried chicken, hot dogs, beverages, plates and utensils.  Bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Hope

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Pool Party

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Pool Party

At Bishop Claggett Conference Center on July 28th from 1-4pm.  F.R.I.E.N.D.S. will provide drinks and watermelon.  See EVENTS page for more information.  Come on out and join us to cool off!!

Parent and Student Focus Group

Parent and Student Focus Group

Parents and Students Focus Group Date: May 23, 2019 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Place: Allegany High School             Cumberland, Maryland See EVENTS page for more information.

World Down Syndrome Day / 17th Annual Buddy Walk

World Down Syndrome Day / 17th Annual Buddy Walk

March 30th, 2019 – Please come out and join us for a day filled with fun, friends and excitement!  We are celebrating World Down Syndrome Day and our Buddy Walk that was re-scheduled from last September.  This event will be