Improving lives for people with Down syndrome

Cardiac guidelines

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



Nepal early development

We are working with parents from remote areas of Nepal to help them support the early development of their children.


Author: Nathan Rowe

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 awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 WDSD awards! Do you know someone you think deserves an award?


Author: Nathan Rowe

WDSD shop open

Our 2019 World Down Syndrome Day shop is now open. Pre-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 UN New York

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

  • Zambezi canoe challenge

    Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and challenge yourself by cannoeing for 4 days on the mighty Zambezi river. Read more