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1st Annual Down Right Spectacular Car Show

1st Annual Down Right Spectacular Car Show

August 28, 2014 No Comments

                    Click START button to register your vehicle for the car show.   SEE OUR EVENTS PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Best friends with Down syndrome named Sanger football captains

Best friends with Down syndrome named Sanger football captains

August 18, 2014 No Comments

by LAUREN ZAKALIK Follow: @wfaalauren WFAA Posted on August 12, 2014 at 6:19 PM Updated Wednesday, Aug 13 at 6:39 AM Click here to watch video. SANGER — Football season is back in Sanger, and the only thing more certain than getting sacked and sweaty in practice is seeing Blake Pyron and Austin Waters on […]

State of the Art Conference Scholarship funds available

State of the Art Conference Scholarship funds available

August 11, 2014 No Comments

Scholarships are now available for registrations for the upcoming State of the Art conference on Post Secondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Priority is given to family members (self-advocates are free) and I encourage anyone interested to apply quickly while funds are still available. – Heather Sacks Click here for flyer. Click here for application.  

NEW Down Syndrome book released!!

NEW Down Syndrome book released!!

July 21, 2014 No Comments

  Together, We Can Do Anything by Christina B. Grimes (Author), Marah Mumma Photography (Photographer) (hardcover) We are THRILLED to announce that Christina Grimes’ book is now for sale!!!! We are so proud of her for pursuing her dream and making this book a reality! If you order please use the Amazon Smiles link in […]

iCan Bike Camp

iCan Bike Camp

June 23, 2014 No Comments

Organizers hope a bike skills camp will help people with disabilities roll through life with more confidence and independence. “They truly believe they can do anything,” iCan Shine executive director Lisa Ruby said of camp participants. “It really is so much more than riding a bike.” The iCan Bike Camp, which began Monday, is being […]

FCPS Special Education Awards

FCPS Special Education Awards

June 4, 2014 No Comments

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) Special Education Awards Posted by Dian Nelson at 6/2/2014 (www.fcps.org) The Frederick County Public Schools’ Department of Special Education and Psychological Services hosted a celebration on May 15, honoring employees and others with outstanding achievement awards for dedication supporting students with disabilities. SpecialEdAwardWinners Shown, left to right, are: Outstanding Achievement […]

Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

May 23, 2014 No Comments

Deadline Friday, May 30,2014 – MAKE  YOUR VOICES HEARD!  YOUR OPINION MATTERS! Parents or guardians of children receiving special education and related services recently received the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey from the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services. Parents are asked to complete the survey and return it in the […]

Karsyns Karnival – May 31, 2014

Karsyns Karnival – May 31, 2014

May 22, 2014 No Comments

  KARSYNS KARNIVAL http://www.karsynskarnival.com/   KS2 4DS, Inc. seeks to enhance the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome in Southern Maryland. Our mission is to showcase the talents and abilities of individuals with Down syndrome, disseminate information about Down syndrome, and promote social connections among individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and other […]

Dear Future Mom…

Dear Future Mom…

May 22, 2014 No Comments

Dear Future Mom / March 21 / World Down Syndrome Day A heartwarming message from 15 people with Down syndrome to a future mom. Click here to view video on YOUTUBE. Published on Mar 13, 2014   This site contains links to other sites on the Internet that are not under the control of FRIENDS. […]

Mighty Tykes

Mighty Tykes

May 19, 2014 No Comments

New resource link posted! MIGHTY TYKES Created by a special needs mom with the help of physical and occupational therapists, MightyTykes™ Infant & Child Weights are designed to promote your child’s physical strength and stability for optimal development. Click here to go to the website.  It will be posted on our RESOURCES page as well. […]

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1st Annual Down Right Spectacular Car Show

                    Click START button to register your vehicle for the...

Best friends with Down syndrome named Sanger football captains

by LAUREN ZAKALIK Follow: @wfaalauren WFAA Posted on August 12, 2014 at 6:19 PM Updated Wednesday, Aug 13 at...

State of the Art Conference Scholarship funds available

Scholarships are now available for registrations for the upcoming State of the Art conference on Post Secondary Education and...

NEW Down Syndrome book released!!

  Together, We Can Do Anything by Christina B. Grimes (Author), Marah Mumma Photography (Photographer) (hardcover) We are THRILLED...

iCan Bike Camp

Organizers hope a bike skills camp will help people with disabilities roll through life with more confidence and independence....

FCPS Special Education Awards

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) Special Education Awards Posted by Dian Nelson at 6/2/2014 (www.fcps.org) The Frederick County Public...

Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Deadline Friday, May 30,2014 – MAKE  YOUR VOICES HEARD!  YOUR OPINION MATTERS! Parents or guardians of children receiving special education and...

Karsyns Karnival – May 31, 2014

  KARSYNS KARNIVAL http://www.karsynskarnival.com/   KS2 4DS, Inc. seeks to enhance the quality of life for individuals with Down...

Dear Future Mom…

Dear Future Mom / March 21 / World Down Syndrome Day A heartwarming message from 15 people with Down...

Mighty Tykes

New resource link posted! MIGHTY TYKES Created by a special needs mom with the help of physical and occupational...