Parent and Educator Resources

TRANSITION SUMMIT 2017

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. | A Down Syndrome Advocacy Group based in Frederick, Maryland

F.R.I.E.N.D.S., or Family Resource, Information & Education Network for Down Syndrome is a non-profit group of parents re-formed in 1999 in Frederick County, Maryland to: Be a support and resource group for expectant parents, new parents and extended families of babies born with Down Syndrome; Provide age-appropriate activities for our children and their friends;Advocate for community awareness and acceptance;Have quarterly meetings with professional speakers experienced in issues relative to Down Syndrome; Meet informally to share the joys and challenges of parenting.

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Policy 2419 Regulations for the Educationof Students with Exceptionalities Effective August 2017

Procedural Safeguards (Available to Parents and Students with Exceptionalities) Effective July 2017

The IEP and Section 504 - Effective 12/2014

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