Anne Arundel County

Parents of Children with Down Syndrome


Welcome to Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

We are a group of about 60 families who live in Anne Arundel County. We have periodic meetings from September to May and two social events per year in the summer and winter. We have a newsletter for members. Membership is free.

Mission of P.O.D.S

It is the mission of P.O.D.S. of Anne Arundel County to provide support, resources and advocacy for persons with Down syndrome and their families living in Anne Arundel County.

The organization will further seek to provide the entire community information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.

The purpose of P.O.D.S. is to improve the quality of life for families that have been touched by Down syndrome.

***Special Announcements***

Research Study Announcement

***Participants Needed***

Holiday Poem

Health Promotion Handbook for Persons with Down Syndrome

***NEW PODS Photo Album NEW ***

***NEW ***The PODS group now has a yahoo group listserv.***NEW ***
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Newsletter Archives
January   2002 Newsletter (HTML)


Past Events:

Family Summer Picnic 1999

Important Links:



National Down Syndrome Society (800) 221-4602
The Parents Place of Maryland (410) 859-5300
Down Syndrome Information
Down Syndrome Association (United Kingdom)
Kennegy Krieger Institute
Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Maryland State Department of Education
Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education (MCIE)
Anne Arundel County Special Olympics
Down Syndrome Information Network
The Arc of Anne Arundel County (410) 269-1883
Infant & Toddler Program (410) 222-6911

Group Contacts:



Jamie Jean 410-349-0195

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