Who We Are

The Montgomery County Down Syndrome Interest Group of Pennsylvania is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide information, support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome and their families in our community, especially new and expectant parents. MCDSIG also seeks to broaden awareness and gain acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Connecting families.
  • Providing information about Down syndrome and local resources.
  • Hosting family social functions.
  • Equipping hospitals and doctors’ offices with new parent information.
  • Advocating for change and inclusion.
  • Improving how kids with DS are educated.
  • Networking with other disability-related organizations.


We collaborate with the following organizations in order to provide our families with additional local resources to meet their medical and educational needs:

The Arc Alliance
PA Department of Education