Down Syndrome Resources

Down Syndrome Organizations

Global Down Syndrome Foundation   “Dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through RESEARCH, MEDICAL CARE, EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY.”     

http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org

National Down Syndrome Society   “the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.”     

http://www.ndss.org

National Down Syndrome Congress   “dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome. We are the leading national resource of support and information for anyone touched by or seeking to learn about Down syndrome.”
Educate. Advocate. Empower. Inspire.”    

http://www.ndsccenter.org

Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action   “envisions a future in which persons with Down syndrome have access to the resources they need to meet their potential.”     

http://www.dsaia.org

UP21 Foundation   “Fostering an environment in which individuals with Down syndrome achieve their full potential in their community.”   

http://www.up21foundation.org

Upside Downs   “Anything is Possible with Down Syndrome!” 

http://upside-downs.org/

Advocacy

National Down Syndrome Advocacy Coalition   “designed to educate individuals with Down Syndrome, their family members and other allies about policy issues and give them the advocacy tools and techniques they need to effectively engage with their legislators to advocate for change.”

https://www.ndsccenter.org/political-advocacy/national-down-syndrome-advocacy-coalition/

Northshore Families Helping Families   “provides individuals with disabilities the services, information, resources and support needed to enhance their independence, productivity and inclusion within our community.”

https://fhfnorthshore.org/

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