The Trisomy 21 Program

Upcoming Events for the Trisomy 21 Program

Please join us for the following events that offer education and support for families of children and adults with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), as well as celebrate the joy these individuals bring into our lives.  

Trisomy 21 New Family Reception: April 12

The Trisomy 21 Program regularly hosts new family receptions to provide guidance to families with young children (under 2 years old) diagnosed with trisomy 21.

This event will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Virtua Health and Wellness Center, 200 Bowman Road, Voorhees, NJ. Please go to E Building, Room 131, on the first floor.

Download the Trisomy 21 New Family Reception flyer.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 4, in one of the following ways:

Mail: Trisomy 21 Program at CHOP, 3550 Market St., Room 3024, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Fax: 267-426-7485
Website: contact us online

Trisomy 21 Educational Series: April 26

The Trisomy 21 Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in cooperation with Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, attorneys at law, is hosting the second of a two-part educational series on April 26, 2014. The second session will educate you about resources and services available for you and your adult child with Down syndrome after age 21.

Space is limited, so please register early. Please note: Childcare will not be provided.

Event 2: Adulthood

Saturday, April 26, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
3535 Market St., Philadelphia — 16th Floor

Event agenda:

8:30 a.m. — Welcome and Registration

9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Attorney Consultations  (Optional)
Throughout the morning sessions, participants will have an opportunity for a private consultation with an attorney from Hinkle, Fingles & Prior to discuss IEP issues, guardianship, special needs trusts, etc. There are a limited number of 20-minute sessions available. Appointments must be made when you register for this workshop. 

9-10:30 a.m. — Breakout Session 1 (Choose one)

10:30-10:45 a.m. — Break (Room 1) 

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. — Breakout Session 2 (Choose one)

12:15 p.m. — Adjourn

Save the Date: Oct. 5

13th Annual CHOP Buddy Walk® and Family Fun Day

The Buddy Walk & Family Fun Day is an inspiring annual event that raises funds for patient care, research and education at the Trisomy 21 Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the National Down Syndrome Society.

The 13th Annual Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day is a carnival-like event with activities for all ages. This year's event will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Villanova University Stadium on U.S. Route 30 in Villanova, PA. 

Registration information will be coming soon!

To get involved or volunteer, contact Gretchen Snee

More information

If you have questions about any of our events or want to learn more about the Trisomy 21 Program at CHOP, please contact us online.

Updated: March 2014

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