Improving lives for people with Down syndrome

Cardiac guidelines

We are developing international guidelines for cardiac (heart) disorders common in people with Down syndrome.

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Rwanda new organisation

We are supporting the development of the first and only Down syndrome organisation in Rwanda.

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Nigeria self-advocacy

We are supporting people with Down syndrome in Nigeria to start and run a self-advocacy group.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

WDSD call to action

On WDSD 2019 we want people with Down syndrome and those who support them to tell the world "Leave no one behind"!

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Author: Nathan Rowe

WDSD world events

We will publish details of your events taking place around the world for WDSD 2019 on our website and social media.

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Author: Andrew Boys

WDSD shop open

Our 2019 World Down Syndrome Day shop is open. Order your socks and t-shirts today.

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Upcoming events

  • WDSD UN Geneva

    We are looking for self-advocates with Down syndrome to speak at the UN in Geneva on World Down Syndrome Day, 21 March 2019. Read more

  • WDSD 2019 fundraising

    Help us by fundraising for, donating to or sharing our Global Support campaign on World Down Syndrome Day 2019. Read more

  • WDSD UN New York

    Join us for the next World Down Syndrome Day conference at United Nations HQ on 21 March 2019. Read more

  • WDSD Facebook event

    Join our Facebook event to see how everyone is celebrating WDSD 2019 around the world. You can add your own event too. Read more