37th Annual
March 27-28, 2021

Stronger Together

Creating Innovative Pathways for the Future

Keynote Speaker

Chris Nikic – the first person with Down Syndrome to complete the Ironman 

Enjoy Our Opening Ceremony

Join us for Opening Ceremony featuring emcee Lauren Falcone (LBF), co-host of The ROR Morning Show; keynote speaker Chris Nikic, the first person with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman; special guest DDS Commissioner Jane Ryder; MDSC Board member, Roxanne Hoke-Chandler; the Annual MDSC Award Ceremony; original poem by Kate Bartlett, MDSC Self Advocate Advisory Council; and more! 

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Award Winners

Special thanks to our conference sponsors

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Exhibitor Gallery

The exhibitors are looking forward to providing you with information, resources, and support for people with Down syndrome. Please visit each exhibitor in the gallery to learn more about the many amazing resources available to you.