Maine Down Syndrome Network has been proud to recognize members, and community members for their dedication to Mainers with Down syndrome.  We do this with two awards:


Buddy Award – The Buddy Award is given annually for contributions to the quality of life, awareness, and acceptance of people with Down syndrome.  This award is given to (usually) one individual in each of the following categories:  Educator, Health Professional, Community Member.  The Buddy Award is presented at our Buddy Walk.


Lionheart Award – This award is given at the discretion of the Board of Directors.