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SECAC Resource Fair 2018

SECAC Resource Fair 2018

Join us for a fun-filled day and connect with many local organizations that provide services to persons with special needs. March 17, 2018 10AM-2PM | SATURDAY ROCK CREEK SCHOOL 191 WAVERLEY DRIVE FREDERICK, MD For more information call 240.236.8744 or

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

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.

Annual Valentine’s Day Dance

Annual Valentine’s Day Dance

Come out and join us on February 10th for family, friends and fun.  See Events Page. Click here for evite.

New Gerber baby with Down Syndrome

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,”

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.

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, 2018 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.