“If we are to transform the future, if we are to change course, we must rethink education.”
We are working with our member organisations to "rethink" education and bring about positive change for all. Read more
The International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Government of Norway, and the Government of Ghana will host the second Global Disability Summit on 16 and 17 February 2022 (GDS22). The Summit will be mainly virtual. Read more
For World Down Syndrome Day 2022, we are asking, what does inclusion mean?
Visit the World Down Syndrome Day website to learn more and find out how to get involved. Read more
Contributing towards the inclusive employment of persons with Down syndrome and supporting our members to advocate for inclusive employment.
We support self-advocates and train national Down syndrome organisations to run self-advocacy groups.
Through our international guidelines and wider education activities, we are enabling people with Down syndrome to achieve their full potential.
We are developing guidelines with Inclusion International on the inclusive participation of people with intellectual disabilities.
We are developing clinical consensus guidelines for people with Down syndrome of all ages in specific areas of medicine.
DSi’s crucial work is needed now, more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic requires a specific and vital response by our community.
Socks have the power to change the world! Visit the #LotsOfSocks website to learn more and find out how you can get involved.
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21 March is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), the day that the Down syndrome community creates a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome.
Two self-advocates with Down syndrome have been employed following Bangladesh employment advocacy campaign. Read more
DSi would like to thank our members Down Syndrome Albania Foundation, Jonathan Center and Down Syndrome Kosovo for translating the original version from English. Read more
Join this workshop which aims to build momentum and interest in inclusive education in the lead up to the Global Disability Summit 2022. Read more
T21RS have published data from a survey of nearly 2000 vaccinated individuals with Down syndrome. Read more