Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
Contact: Sarah Cullen, Family Support Director
Email Address: scullen@mdsc.org
Phone: 781-221-0024
Fax: 781-221-0011

20 Burlington Mall Road Suite 261 Burlington, MA 01803
Area Served: Northeast

Map Location Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

Narrative

A non-profit organization open to parents, professionals, self-advocates, and anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of Down syndrome. Have a basic membership fee. Also charge a fee for statewide annual conference and Educator's Forum.  Have local support groups all across the state.  "Advocates in Motion" (AIM) program for self-advocates (ages 13-22).  Parent information, support and advocacy group.  Program supporting new and expectant parents, MDSC Parents' First Call program, may be accessed by e-mailing or calling.  All new families are given a one-year free membership as well as accurate, up-to-date parent resources and information and a welcome package.

Populations Served: Down Syndrome

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Family Support
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Aging
  • Communication
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Legal
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Self-Advocacy Training
  • Support Groups
  • Transition

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Other See Narrative

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • German
  • Greek
  • Haitian-Creole
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds