We provide support and information to people with Down syndrome
and their families in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
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.
The world’s largest and best gathering of people with Down syndrome
Get together with other Moms who have children with Down syndrome.
Get together with other moms who have children with Down syndrome.
Get ready to work in this workshop, to help your child return to school with confidence!
Dr. Skotko and Sue will be running sibling workshops for all ages and then host a workshop just for parents! More details to follow but please mark your calendars!
Family tour of Fort McHenry with ranger-led, hands-on Flag Program.
Baltimore's annual walk to promote Down syndrome acceptance and inclusion.
The Buddy Walk Planning Committee has been hard at work to prepare for this year's Buddy Walk and we are thrilled to be opening registration! The Buddy Walk will again be at Rash Field at the Baltimore Inner Harbor on Saturday, October 22nd. We hope that you will be able to join us for the big event!
As I’m writing this President’s Post, sitting in the comfort of my bed on this rainy Tuesday, Governor Hogan is signing Maryland’s ABLE Act before witnesses who championed the bill since its infancy. And, on the national front, hundreds of individuals with Down syndrome and their families and friends from across the country are meeting with members of Congress and their staff as part of the National Down Syndrome Society’s Buddy Walk on Washington.
This month, I attended the Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA) leadership conference in Charlotte, N.C., with fellow board member and First Call Director Anna Fulbright. It was an amazing experience of networking and learning from some of the best and brightest DS affiliate leaders in order to provide better service to Baltimore’s Down syndrome community.
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.