Improving lives for people with Down syndrome

Education guidelines

We are developing guidelines on education for people with Down syndrome of all ages to promote life-long learning.

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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

Self-advocacy

Supporting self-advocates and training national Down syndrome organisations to run self-advocacy groups.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

International advocacy

We advocate for the rights of people with Down syndrome and disabilities through international advocacy channels.

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Global Support campaign

We need your support so we can continue to work with national organisations who need our help. Donate or fundraise here.

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Author: Nathan Rowe

Target amount: £30,000.00

Amount raised: £21,828.38

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Latest

  • 2nd Japan Congress of Down Syndrome

    Japan Down Syndrome Association host the second Japan Down Syndrome Conference. A meeting open to everyone involved in Down syndrome, making connections and exchanging ideas. Read more

  • DSi at NDSS Adult Summit in Detroit

    Read about DSi's participation in the National Down Syndrome Society Adult Summit in Detroit Read more

  • Successful heart operations for children in Uganda

    Read how DSi has supported two children with Down syndrome from Uganda to have critical heart operations. Read more

  • Self-advocates say 'Leave No One Behind' at the UN in Geneva

    Find out what self-advocates had to say about employment at our World Down Syndrome Day event at the United Nations in Geneva on March 21 2019 Read more

  • Getting ready for World Down Syndrome Day 2020

    Preparations are already underway for World Down Syndrome Day which will be celebrated on March 21 2020. Watch this space Read more

  • Sign up for Glow In The Park 2019

    Sign up for this night-time 5km run for all of the family. It involves foam, paint, music and lots of neon lights! EARLY BIRD SUPER SAVER offer available now Read more