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. Read more
Join us at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss Legal Capacity and Supported Decision Making. Read more
DSi is working on a new strategy for our organisation. This is essential to make sure we have a clear vision and plan for the next few years. Read more
We advocate for every child to have access to inclusive and equitable quality education to enhance their opportunities and quality of life.
We are working with our global network of member organisations to advocate for inclusive employment.
We advocate for everyone to have the right to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health, without discrimination.
We advocate for organisations to include people with disabilities in everything they do.
We support self-advocates and train national Down syndrome organisations to run self-advocacy groups.
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.
We need your support to continue our work improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. Donate today.
Down Syndrome International (DSi) is calling on all parties involved in the current conflict in Ukraine to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
Bethan Kendrick will be representing DSi at this event to promote the use of easy-to-understand communication. Read more
We have collaborated with an international team of cardiologists (heart experts) to write a review of the recommended treatment of cardiovascular conditions in people with Down syndrome. Read more
This webinar discusses a case study report which examines the barriers faced by persons with intellectual disabilities in accessing employment in Uganda. Read more
This webinar discusses a case study report which examines the barriers faced by persons with intellectual disabilities in accessing employment in Kenya. Read more
Join us with Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria to learn about best practices in the employment of persons with intellectual disabilities. Read more
Self-advocates with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities will speak up about Easy-to-Understand Communication. Read more
Janet Charchuk, DSi Ambassador for Canada, talks about what the team achieved in 2022. Read more
Reflections on our achievements in 2022 Read more