Welcome to the CCDSIG website. Your source for contact info, activities, and information about the CCDSIG.

We welcome you to join us at our monthly meetings, which are usually held on the first Thursday evening of each month. If you make this new journey with friends, you too will see the “Upside” of Down syndrome.

Please call us at (610) 889-0291
for more information.




race-medalThe Chester County Down Syndrome Interest Group (CCDSIG) is thrilled to announce our 2016 CCDSIG Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 9 at West Goshen Community Park, West Chester, PA. This year the activities will kick off with our first ever 3.21 Go Run 5k followed by our 16th Annual Buddy Walk.


CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run
5K, 1 Mile Fun Run & 100 Yard Dash beginning @ 9am
Finisher medals awarded to all 3.21 GO RUN participants

CCDSIG Buddy Walk
Festivities from 11-2pm
Walk with our Buddies @1pm

Download 2016 Family Fun Day Brochure

Download 2016 Crafter/Vendor Application
Download 2016 Vendor Rules & Requirements


This year our theme is Super Heroes.  We would love to show off our CCDSIG Super Heroes in action all around the park.

Here is how to submit your photo.

  1. Email your photo to CCDSIGfamilyfunday@gmail.com
  2. Include your buddy’s name, their super power, & their favorite super hero
  3. Deadline for photo submission is August 1st.
  4. Photos can be of your Super Hero dressed up in their alter ego or as their public persona

Many of you, your families and friends have been loyal supporters of the walk over the years.  We have teams that do some significant fundraising, while also soliciting local businesses and organizations to help support the mission of the CCDSIG Family Funday & Runday. We would appreciate it if you would be willing to reach out to local businesses and corporations that you frequent to request that they sponsor the day.

As in years past, we would love for you to create a team page so that we can better track your donations.  We would love for all of our families that participate to have a page.  No amount raised is too small! Click here (www.runtheday.com/ccdsig2016) to begin creating your page. This year we will be honoring our Top CCDSIG Super Hero Fundraising Buddy Team so get your page set to fly.

Thank you again for supporting CCDSIG and we very much look forward to celebrating with you on October 9th!

We hope your family will be a part of this very special day. Please help us create awareness and celebrate the UPSIDE of Down Syndrome!

Dana Wainstein, Dottie Clamer, & Therese Costa
Co-Chairpersons of the CCDSIG Family Runday & Funday Committee

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