21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, April 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.

Baby Sign Language

Saturday, April 10th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Interactive Sign Language workshop with Lane Rebelo, the founder of Tiny Signs, an award-winning sign language program!

We are happy to co-host the workshop with the Boston Children’s Down Syndrome Program. This workshop is geared for parents of infants and toddlers. Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

AIM Parent Lunch & Learn

Sunday, April 11th | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

We invite parents and caregivers of transition age youth with Down syndrome, ages 13 to 22, to join us for our monthly session. Learn about different transition-related topics and connect with others. Email Colleen at cendres@mdsc.org for more information.

AIM Youth Meetup

Sunday, April 11th | 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

We welcome teens and young adults with Down syndrome, ages 13 to 22, to join us for our monthly AIM Meetup on Zoom! Events include fun games, different physical activities, and a chance to connect with peers. Email cendres@mdsc.org for more information.

Single Moms Group

Wednesday, April 14th | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Single moms who live in MA are invited to join this support group facilitated by Mary-Frances Garber, CGC.

Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link

Let’s Dance! Virtual Dance Class: for teens and adults with Down syndrome and friends, ages 13 and up

Saturday, April 17th | 12:30 - 1:30pm
This is a virtual event.

Join us for a virtual dance class to learn some moves with our friend Kelley St. Hilaire of Kadanse Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio! This event is for teens and adults with Down syndrome and friends, ages 13 and up.

Project Explore

Sunday, April 18th | 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Part of the MDSC Advocates in Motion program, this new pilot series is especially for youth ages 16 to 19 to get to know one another and explore shared interests. Email Colleen at cendres@mdsc.org for more information.

Grandparents Support Group

Tuesday, April 20th | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Please register using the link below.

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

Complex Needs Group

Saturday, April 24th | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Please contact Jeanne Doherty at jdoherty@mdsc.org for more information.

Let’s Cook!

Sunday, April 25th | 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.