Let’s Cook!

Sunday, June 13th | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

We invite families with children with Down syndrome, ages 8 and up, to join us for an afternoon cooking session. We’ll talk kitchen safety, cooking set up, and together we will make two delicious brunch items for you and your family to enjoy!  Recipes and registration coming soon.

New Family Social

Saturday, July 3rd | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, July 8th | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

Central Massachusetts Family Support Group

Saturday, July 17th | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Rutland State Park

Families of children with Down syndrome and expectant families are warmly invited to join us to have some fun and make valued connections. Grandparents and siblings welcome.

$8 parking fee

Bring towels, swim suits, and beach toys! Feel free to pack a lunch and stay all day!

Rain Date Sunday, July 18

RSVP or send questions to group leaders Brian & Jessica Young.
jessica.flynnyoung@gmail.com; 774.239.5992

New Family Social

Sunday, August 8th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, August 12th | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

New Family Social

Saturday, September 4th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, September 9th | 7:00 p.m. - 8
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

Central Massachusetts Family Support Group

Saturday, September 18th | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dean Park Playground, Shrewsbury

Families of children with Down syndrome and expectant families are warmly invited to join us to have some fun and make valued connections. Grandparents and siblings welcome.

Public playground. Fenced in and shaded. Bring a snack.

Rain Date Sunday, September 19

RSVP or send questions to group leaders Brian & Jessica Young.
jessica.flynnyoung@gmail.com; 774.239.5992

New Family Social

Saturday, October 2nd | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.