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Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

About Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

For more than 30 years, MDSC has worked tirelessly to provide information, networking opportunities, and advocacy for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Today, the MDSC offers a broad array of programs to serve people with Down syndrome and their families throughout the state, including: our signature Parents First Call Program, a volunteer, state-wide group of trained parent mentors available 24/7 that is a national model; two major annual conferences that draw national and international experts in their fields; a Buddy Walk® Program that includes 3 Buddy Walks throughout the state; public awareness initiatives like our Your Next Star campaign, which is opening the eyes of employers to the value of employees with Down syndrome; and Self-Advocate Programs like Advocates in Motion, our Self-Advocate Advisory Council, and our Allen Crocker Self Advocate Internship, all of which provide opportunities for teens and adults with Down syndrome while making empowerment a central component. More information at www.mdsc.org

Recent Press Releases of Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

INDIVIDUAL WITH DOWN SYNDROME TESTIFIES FOR PHASING OUT SUBMINIMUM WAGES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

INDIVIDUAL WITH DOWN SYNDROME TESTIFIES FOR PHASING OUT SUBMINIMUM WAGES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Jul 21, 2021 - Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (Press Release) - The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), the leading organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC), the premier resource for information, advocacy and networking in Massachusetts, applaud the testimony of John Anton at today’s…

Walmart Foundation Awards Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress $25K

Walmart Foundation Awards Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress $25K

Aug 02, 2017 - Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (Press Release) - Following a competitive review process, the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress has been selected to receive $25,000 through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program to fund expansion of the organization Your Next Star employment initiative. Your Next Star came about because…

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