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Techniques for Success 2017

Techniques for Success 2017

The Techniques for Success (TFS) conference provides practical strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and those with other special needs. The 9th TFS conference will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Clarion Inn Frederick.  Click here to go to webpage for

Night with the Frederick Keys, Aug. 11th!!

Night with the Frederick Keys, Aug. 11th!!

The pool party plans didn’t work out this year 😔 BUT we are heading to the Key’s baseball game⚾⚾⚾ on Friday, August 11th and would like our families to be our guests!!! Game starts at 7:00pm and fireworks will follow.

16th Annual Buddy Walk

16th Annual Buddy Walk

Ready – Set – Walk! It’s time 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,

iCan Shine Bike Camp – July 24-28 – Brunswick HS

iCan Shine Bike Camp – July 24-28 – Brunswick HS

iCan Bike – Frederick, MD  

FRIENDS Scholarships

FRIENDS Scholarships

The June 15, 2017 deadline for scholarships is quickly approaching.  Click here to go to our scholarship page.

World DS Day – Momma Lucia’s & Pie Five Fundraiser for F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

World DS Day – Momma Lucia’s & Pie Five Fundraiser for F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Momma Lucia’s Restaurant  at 1700 Kingfisher Dr Ste 13, Frederick, MD 21701 will donate a percentage of your bill to F.R.I.E.N.D.S. in honor of World Down Syndrome Day.  This applies all day during normal business hours.  Just let them know you are

NDSC Supports the 3-bill package of new ABLE bills

NDSC Supports the 3-bill package of new ABLE bills

As you may know there are currently three ABLE bills that were introduced in the House and Senate. NDSC supports moving all three as a package, as they were introduced. NDSC, as a member of the Consortium for Citizens with

Karaoke Buddies Golf Tournament – Sept. 30th

Karaoke Buddies Golf Tournament – Sept. 30th

September 30, 2016 – Clustered Spires Golf Course – Gas House Pike – Frederick, MD Click here to view flyer.

FRIENDS End of Summer Pool Party!

FRIENDS End of Summer Pool Party!

Splish, splash! It’s time for a pool party!! Join us for some outdoor summer fun for our August meeting (there will NOT be a Friday night meeting in August) and cool off in the pool! You can begin arriving at

15th Annual Buddy Walk!

15th Annual Buddy Walk!

Ready…Set…Walk! It’s time 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,