Chesapeake Down Syndrome provides support and information to people with Down syndrome and their families in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Join your fellow CDSPG friends on February 25, 2017 for an exciting men's Loyola basketball game! The tickets are free and you get pom poms and a t-shirt!
Please join us for a morning of play at Playdate junction. This is for children and siblings 6 and younger.
Overview of Non-Public Special Education Schools education seminar
Come and get ideas for a healthy sensory diet for your elementary school aged child. Children's Therapy Center of Columbia is welcoming the parents and guardian of children with Down syndrome to its center with this open house.
It is never too early or too late to learn about special needs estate planning
Organizations and businesses that provide services or resources to support students receiving special education and early intervention services are invited to participate. Services provided may relate to physical therapy; adapted physical education; leisure time activities; speech, hearing, vision, developmental or social disability therapy; or other areas.
CDSPG's welcome socials give new families of children with Down syndrome a chance to meet and mingle with existing CDSPG parents, their children with Down syndrome, and siblings.
The Techniques for Success (TFS) conference provides practical strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and those with other special needs.
There might have been a stiff breeze on the morning of Oct. 22, but the wind couldn't dampen this Baltimore Buddy Walk's enthusiasm, that's for sure!
Many many thanks to the 1,000 walkers, runners, volunteers, exhibitors, special guests and other attendees of the third annual Baltimore Buddy Walk. We appreciate everyone who came out in support of Down syndrome awareness, acceptance and appreciation. Your participation and commitment to the localcommunity shows what we can do Together for Down Syndrome.
Visit www.baltimorebuddywalk.org for post-event news, photos of the walk, and to make a donation.
It’s October 31st. Tomorrow we turn the page to November. Another Down Syndrome Awareness Month is “in the books,” as my grandfather used to say. What an October we had as a community! In addition to an extraordinary celebration at the Baltimore Buddy Walk, as a group we completed the 31 for 21 Challenge.
My Anya was born in 2012, and we discovered that night that she had Down Syndrome. My immediate reaction, that first night, was largely the same as many parents in that situation. But when my parents came up to the hospital room the next day to meet their first grandchild...
Our families are some of the strongest and most resilient.
They need a lifetime of continuous support and constant stream of up-to-date information about Down syndrome and disability acceptance and inclusion.
CDSPG, Inc., is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
new and expectant parents
If you recently learned of a Down syndrome diagnosis, contact our First Call team for answers, support or just to talk.