SAAC Social Kickoff to Summer Dance Party! ages 22+

Friday, June 24th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meet us on Zoom!

Put on your bright colors, prepare your best dance moves, and celebrate with us as we kickoff the summer with a dance party hosted by the SAAC!

Free to attend!

End of the Year Family Picnic! (all ages!)

Saturday, June 25th | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Skyline Park 815 Newton St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Families, friends, and individuals with Down syndrome of all ages are invited to join us for a picnic at Skyline park to celebrate the end of the program year! We’ll have lawn games, music, snacks and refreshments for everyone, but feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy under the pavilion! Parents and caregivers with little ones, come enjoy the fenced in playground!

Free to attend!

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection Monthly Chat

Wednesday, June 29th | 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection convene its regular Zoom chat the last Tuesday of every month.  The DSAC invites all families affected by Down syndrome and autism, including families who recently got an autism diagnosis, to join them. To be added to the invitation list, please contact Jeanne Doherty at jdoherty@mdsc.org.

New Moms Group

Wednesday, July 6th | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This is a virtual event.

New moms of children with Down syndrome ages 0-18 months are invited to join us for a virtual group hosted by Mary-Frances Garber, CGC.

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

*Note: Priority will be given to moms who have not participated in a New Moms Group before, but anyone interested is encouraged to email Sarah – space is limited

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, July 14th | 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.

 

Splash Pad at Ghiloni Park – CDMS Family Group

Sunday, July 17th | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ghiloni Park - 239 Concord Rd, Marlborough, MA 01752

Splash pad and playground! Bring your sunscreen, lunch and snacks!

Admission is free.

Western MA Family Gathering!

Saturday, July 23rd | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
300 N Main St, Florence, MA 01062

We are excited to be hosting a Family Gathering in Look Park in Florence, MA on Saturday, July 23 from 10 AM – 2 PM at
the “Mini-Shelter” by the playground and water spray park!

You must RSVP to Sarah Cullen by email with the total number of people who will be attending (this will also ensure free entrance/parking).
Please bring your own food and drinks. We will bring some fun activities for the kids. There are restrooms very close to the pavilion.

Hope to see you there!!

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection Monthly Chat

Wednesday, July 27th | 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection convene its regular Zoom chat the last Tuesday of every month.  The DSAC invites all families affected by Down syndrome and autism, including families who recently got an autism diagnosis, to join them. To be added to the invitation list, please contact Jeanne Doherty at jdoherty@mdsc.org.

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection Monthly Chat

Wednesday, August 31st | 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection convene its regular Zoom chat the last Tuesday of every month.  The DSAC invites all families affected by Down syndrome and autism, including families who recently got an autism diagnosis, to join them. To be added to the invitation list, please contact Jeanne Doherty at jdoherty@mdsc.org.

Down Syndrome-Autism Connection Monthly Chat

Wednesday, September 28th | 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

The Down Syndrome-Autism Connection convene its regular Zoom chat the last Tuesday of every month.  The DSAC invites all families affected by Down syndrome and autism, including families who recently got an autism diagnosis, to join them. To be added to the invitation list, please contact Jeanne Doherty at jdoherty@mdsc.org.