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PODS Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

Title: PODS Easter Egg Hunt Location: Bourque Residence Description: Please email Monique Bourque at Monique.Bourque@usdoj.gov for details and directions. Start Time: 02:00 Date: 2013-04-07 End Time: 04:00

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Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 9

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

One voice, one vision…celebrating Down syndrome in the DC metropolitan area.   International Down Syndrome Coalition released their 2013 World Down Syndrome Day video this morning at 3:21 am (cst). IDSC has been working hard on this project and we hope you enjoy!   http://www.theidsc.org/2013/03/idsc-2013-world-down-syndrome-day-video.html This message is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome), Parents of Children with Down Syndrome of Prince George's County, and the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia. For more information about these groups, please see http://www.dsnmc.org/, http://friendsoffredco.org/, http://podsofpgc.org/, and http://www.dsanv.org/ respectively....

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Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 8

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

One voice, one vision…celebrating Down syndrome in the DC metropolitan area.   Just a reminder that the 41st Annual NDSC Convention will be July 19 -21, 2013 for the in Denver, Colorado. Registration is now open! For more information: http://convention.ndsccenter.org/   Did you know that Denver, Colorado is the home of Global Down Syndrome Foundation? http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/   Are you or someone that you know (individuals with Ds age 7 and up) interested in participating in this year's Be Beautiful Be Yourself Gala in Washington, DC ? Auditions will be held on Friday, March 15. You must register to attend this event. http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/event-registration/?ee=2   May 8, 2013 – Save the Date for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Gala in Washington, DC! This message is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome), Parents of Children with Down Syndrome of Prince George's County, and the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia. For more information about these groups, please see http://www.dsnmc.org/, http://friendsoffredco.org/, http://podsofpgc.org/, and http://www.dsanv.org/ respectively....

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Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 7

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

  One voice, one vision…celebrating Down syndrome in the DC metropolitan area.   “Let me win; but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” – Special Olympics Athlete’s Oath     Despite the recent winter weather the spring sports season is right around the corner! Be sure to check out these websites to see Special Olympics events taking place in your area:   Special Olympics Maryland: http://www.somd.org/ Special Olympics Virginia: http://www.specialolympicsva.org/     This message is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome), Parents of Children with Down Syndrome of Prince George's County, and the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia.  For more information about these groups, please see http://www.dsnmc.org/, http://friendsoffredco.org/, http://podsofpgc.org/,...

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Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 6

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

One voice, one vision…celebrating Down syndrome in the DC metropolitan area.   Take the Pledge! http://www.r-word.org/   This message is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Family Resource, Information & Education Network for DownSyndrome), Parents of Children with Down Syndrome of Prince George's County, and the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia.  For more information about these groups, please see http://www.dsnmc.org/, http://friendsoffredco.org/, http://podsofpgc.org/, and http://www.dsanv.org/ respectively....

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Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 5

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in News and Events | 0 comments

    Celebrate Down Syndrome – Day 5   One voice, one vision…celebrating Down syndrome in the DC metropolitan area. March 5, 2013   Haven't had a chance to visit the World Down Syndrome Day website? You need a vacation!    Take a tour of 68 countries promoting inclusion of people with Down syndrome.    http://www.worlddownsyndromeday.org/let-us-in   Watch the video now, and enjoy your trip!     This message is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Family Resource, Information & Education Network for DownSyndrome) and the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia.  For more information about these groups, please...

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