When your child was born, you became a member.


CDSPG is a volunteer-supported organization made possible by the committed and hard-working families and individuals who value honest and caring community support, relevant educational outreach, and results-driven advocacy.

Be a Member

Anyone can be a member of Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group if you care about someone with Down syndrome or have an interest in inclusion and acceptance of all people with Down syndrome.

Family Membership Form

Friend Membership Form

Be a Volunteer

CDSPG is a totally volunteer run organization. That means there is no organization without the hard work and dedication of our families and volunteers. There are so many ways you can help support CDSPG as a volunteer. No matter what your interest or skills, there's a place for you on the team. Check out our committees page to see all the different kinds of work we do, and then let us know how you want to help out.

Join our Board

The CDSPG board of directors is in place to drive and manage the mission of our organization. If you would like to be a part of our leadership, complete a board of directors application. New directors are decided between March and June of each year. Terms start in June.

Participate in Events and Activities

You can support CDSPG just by showing up. There are many events and activities that CDSPG hosts throughout the year for children of various ages and parents. Check out our event calendar to see how you can get involved.