Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society


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Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society

P.O. Box 935
Jackson, MS 39205
601-385-DOWN (3696)

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Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2019

We want YOUR school or work to participate in World Down Syndrome Day! Contact your school/work administration and ask them to distribute our World Down Syndrome Day Flyer  CMDSS will provide a limited number of flyers on a first come, first served basis. If your school needs color copies of these flyers, please send the […]

CMDSS Awards Two iPad Grants to Local Schools

The Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society had the pleasure of presenting two iPad grants to two separate schools last month. These grants were created to encourage the development and implementation of new special education services, with particular emphasis on services that provide specific benefits to students with Down syndrome. CMDSS Grant Committee Members present a new […]

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day at the Children’s Museum!

Families & Friends of CMDSS will have the entire Children’s Museum to play and celebrate after hours!   Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and your loved one with Down syndrome at a family-friendly event on 3.21. The event will include free admission to the museum (after hours) for all friends of CMDSS and their families […]

CMDSS and MS Blood Services Partner for a Cause

Central MS Down Syndrome Society has teamed up with Mississippi Blood Services as the March non-profit for the ABOut A Cause Campaign. This campaignbring awareness to both the CMDSS and the critical need for blood in our area. Never doubt the impact of your donation. Little Kate knows just how important it is to have […]

CMDSS Awards Grant to Students at Germantown Middle School

Front Row: Cole Waites, Chloe Stewart, Tyler Honigfort Back Row: Jenny Babl (CMDSS Executive Director) Shawn Wilkerson (CMDSS Grants Committee), Douglas Stewart (CMDSS Grants Committee) The Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society was thrilled to present Germantown Middle School Special Education students with a new Samsung Chromebook for their classroom on Thursday January, 25. This resource […]

Down Syndrome Awareness Night at the Mississippi Braves

Two children wearing glasses with Down syndrome pose with an older baseball pitcher in front of a dugout.

CMDSS Teams Up with Jackson MILB Baseball Team for Night of Fun     The Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society teamed up with the Jackson-based MILB team, The Mississippi Braves, on July 21st for an Awareness night. Everyone had a great evening at the game. The kids were able to participate in the “Field of […]

CMDSS Hosts Family Outdoor Movie Night

Many families sit with their backs to the camera on the ground and in folding chairs and blankets outdoors and face a large movie screen in a park setting.

Children and Families Watched “Sing!” Under the Stars   The Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society and Ridgeland Parks & Recreation put together a family-friendly event for all called “Wild Card Movie Night.” Parents voted for the movie “Sing!” via Facebook poll. The movie was projected on a screen at the Freedom Ridge Park soccer fields while families […]

CMDSS Awards Grant to Madison County Preschool

Supporting Educational Opportunities in Central Mississippi   The Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society was proud to present new iPads to children at Madison County Preschool. The iPads were awarded through the CMDSS Special Education Teacher Grant. To help support our Grants Program, please consider donating to CMDSS. Our awards go to support children and adults […]

2019 Buddy Walk

October 12th / 9am-1pm

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