Grandparents Zoom – Connecting with Beverly Beckham

Wednesday, February 8th | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This is a virtual event.

On Wednesday, February 8 from 12-1, MDSC Grandmother and Boston Globe columnist, Beverly Beckham will be back. Bev will share a few of the articles she has written about her granddaughter, Lucy, and we always enjoy the conversation with Beverly!

Please register using the link below.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Shop Meet Up – For families whose child with Ds is age 5-12

Saturday, February 11th | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
462 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176

Join us on Saturday, February 11 from 2 – 3:30 pm (stop by anytime) for a meet up with families whose child is 5-12! Come to the back area of the shop and we’ll have a ticket for one free drink per family! We can’t wait to see you!

Down Syndrome & Mental Health Support Group

Monday, February 13th | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual

Does your teen or adult loved one with Down syndrome also have a mental health diagnosis such as Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or Bipolar Disorder? Often these illnesses bring on a change in daily living skills, mood, or interest in activities once enjoyed. Seeing these changes and regression in your loved one can be very difficult.

Please note that individualized psychiatric treatment will not be provided at this meeting. This meeting is meant to serve as a venue for families with loved ones with Down syndrome and mental health concerns so that they may obtain mutual support with professional supervision.
Please email mentalhealth@mdsc.org to register or for more information.

Conectando y conociendo nuevas mamás | Connecting and meeting new moms

Sunday, February 26th | 10:00 AM

Invitamos a la reunión por zoom para conectarnos y conocer nuevas mamás de hijos/hijas con bebés, niños más pequeñitos y jóvenes adolescentes con Sindrome de Down.

We invite you to join us on Zoom to connect and meet new mothers of sons/daughters with babies, children, and young adolescents with Down syndrome.

 

Para más información contactarse con Tatiana Salinas al 781-365-9965 o al correo electrónico: tsalinas@mdsc.org.

For more information contact Tatiana Salinas at 781-365-9965 or via email: tsalinas@mdsc.org

 

Adoptive Family Social

Tuesday, March 7th | 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
This is a virtual event.

A virtual group for families who welcomed their child with Down syndrome through adoption. Please pre-register for the Zoom below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Down Syndrome & Mental Health Support Group

Monday, March 13th | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual

Does your teen or adult loved one with Down syndrome also have a mental health diagnosis such as Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or Bipolar Disorder? Often these illnesses bring on a change in daily living skills, mood, or interest in activities once enjoyed. Seeing these changes and regression in your loved one can be very difficult.

Please note that individualized psychiatric treatment will not be provided at this meeting. This meeting is meant to serve as a venue for families with loved ones with Down syndrome and mental health concerns so that they may obtain mutual support with professional supervision.
Please email mentalhealth@mdsc.org to register or for more information.

MDSC 39th Annual (Virtual) Conference

Friday, March 24th |
Join our REACH! Conference, with a focus on research

 

LIVE, Interactive Workshops; On-Demand Workshops; Specialty Workshops; and a Self-Advocate Track

Our theme for 2023 is Reach! Join us as we explore how we can REACH individually and collectively to ensure all people with Down syndrome have access to quality health care, inclusive education, employment opportunities, and cutting-edge research.

Register to join us for our 39th Annual Virtual Conference where you can experience MDSC and our entire community working right beside you. Together with the knowledge, network, and resources we need, we will advocate for all people with Down syndrome to REACH their dreams!

NEW this year!
Networking sessions for various groups on Friday, March 24 from 7:15-8:15pm ET. Join us to connect with others in the community who share common experiences — ask questions, share stories, and build or deepen relationships.