We call for world leaders to commit to transforming education so that every child in the world can access quality, equitable, inclusive education and lifelong learning. Read more
Many people with Down syndrome will experience speech and language difficulties. This can lead to impaired communication skills. But, if you look closely, there are other ways to get our message across. Read more
Meet Kami - the world's first virtual influencer with Down syndrome, on a mission to revolutionise the digital world! Read more
Watch all of the video contributions to the #InclusionMeans campaign, including the presentations given at the United Nations in New York and Geneva to mark WDSD 2022. 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.
This brilliant initiative brings people with intellectual disabilities, employers and training institutions together to achieve inclusive employment. Read more
Congratulations to Jessica Rotolo, the Lots Of Socks 2023 design competition winner. Read more
We were very angry and sad to hear about the killing of 4-year-old Liza Dmytrieva, who had Down syndrome, in Ukraine. Read more
The President of DSi has been recognised for services to people with learning disabilities in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Read more
Chris Barnes, our Inclusive Education Officer, quizzes a panel of experts about 'Inclusive Education' and asks questions from parents. Read more
WATCH: a discussion on the concept of 'Inclusive Education', the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities, and effective practice in the classroom. Read more