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MDSC Pilots Regional Events to Educate Employers About Hiring People with Disabilities
May 31, 2016 07:34 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BURLINGTON, Mass., May 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress and the state's Regional Employment Collaboratives are launching a series of regional workshops around the...
Campaign to Open Employers' Eyes to the Power of People with Down Syndrome
September 29, 2015 08:18 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress will be launching its new public awareness campaign, Your Next Star, on Oct. 1, aimed at opening the eyes of...
Mass. Down Syndrome Community Celebrates 31st Conference
March 26, 2015 15:04 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BOSTON, March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 28, one week after World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress holds its 31st Annual Conference to...
'ABLE Act' Passes Congress with Support from Mass. Delegation
December 18, 2014 11:53 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BURLINGTON, MA, MASS., Dec. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After a long 8-year effort to educate Congress about the financial hardship facing people with Down syndrome and other disabilities, the...
Meet YouTube Star #Liam4DS at Bruins Alum Charity Game; Get your own Fist Bump
November 13, 2014 13:44 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Get your own fist bump from Liam Fitzgerald, the 8-year-old boy with Down syndrome who became a YouTube sensation. Footage of Liam, who has Down...
Mass Governor to Sign Bill at Fenway Protecting People with Disabilities from Out-of-State Criminals
October 20, 2014 15:51 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Fenway Park on Thursday, Oct. 23, disability advocates will gather for the ceremonial signing of the MDSC's top priority bill - the National Background...
NEW LAW: Employees to Undergo FBI Fingerprinting Before Working With People with Disabilities
August 14, 2014 09:45 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill that promises to close a loophole and protect people with intellectual and developmental...
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Every Red Sox Hit in July Helping People with Down Syndrome
July 16, 2014 11:04 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BOSTON, July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the month of July, every time the Red Sox get a hit, EchoStor Technologies is donating $50 to the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress, the premier...
Zakim Bridge to be Lit Symbolic Colors of Down Syndrome on World Ds Awareness Day
March 17, 2014 11:36 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
BURLINGTON, Mass., March 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Leonard P. Zakim Bridge, the iconic landmark that overlooks parts of downtown Boston and the Boston Harbor, will be aglow in blue and yellow...
Amid Big News, Thousands Gather in Massachusetts to Celebrate People With Down Syndrome
October 09, 2013 18:17 ET | Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress
WAKEFIELD, Mass., Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amid news that Down syndrome was 'silenced' in a laboratory experiment here in Massachusetts, thousands will gather on beautiful Lake Quannapowitt in...