We are an international disabled people's organisation, committed to improving quality of life for people with Down syndrome, promoting their right to be included on a full and equal basis with others.

Employment

Contributing towards the inclusive employment of persons with Down syndrome and supporting our members to advocate for inclusive employment.

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Self-advocacy

We support self-advocates and train national Down syndrome organisations to run self-advocacy groups.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

Education Guidelines

Through our international guidelines and wider education activities, we are enabling people with Down syndrome to achieve their full potential.

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Inclusive participation

We are developing guidelines with Inclusion International on the inclusive participation of people with intellectual disabilities.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

Health

We are developing clinical consensus guidelines for people with Down syndrome of all ages in specific areas of medicine.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

COVID-19 response

DSi’s crucial work is needed now, more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic requires a specific and vital response by our community.

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Author: Anna Sands

#LotsOfSocks campaign

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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Author: Anna Sands

Improve lives with your support!

We need your support to continue our work improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. Donate today.

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Author: Andrew Boys

World Down Syndrome Day

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.

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