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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A program that started in North Carolina to connect people with Down syndrome during social distancing is going global. Every week, 14-year-old Melia Griffin goes to check the mail in hopes she will receive a letter from her pen pal Jenna. She is one of 125 people participating in the Down Syndrome Association […]

If you haven’t seen Peanut Butter Falcon, go see it at the movies while you still have the chance. An authentic Tom Sawyer adventure story starring a young man with DS – it will warm your heart. We are so protective of our loved ones we can be guilty of “infantiling” them – I wish a true friendship like this one for all friends with DS.
https://www.nationalreview.com/…/peanut-butter-falcon-movi…/

Instead of guardianship when our kids turn 18, have your considered supported decision-making for your self-advocate? This is a relatively new legal status and worth learning more about…..
https://www.disabilityscoop.com/…/in-lieu-guardiansh…/27113/

On Sunday, October 13th join us for a beautiful 3-mile walk along Lake Quannapowitt to promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome! REGISTER HERE 12:00pm: Registration & Pre-Walk Festivities 1:30pm: Walk & Post-Walk Festivities The MDSC is the leading organization in Massachusetts for providing information, networking opportunities, and advocacy for and about Down […]