Improving lives for people with Down syndrome

Cardiac guidelines

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



Rwanda new organisation

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



Nigeria self-advocacy

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


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"!


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.


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