We are delighted to announce that the first set of toolkits are ready and can be used to help you to get the most out of the Guidelines. Read more
WDSD is a unique annual opportunity for the global Down syndrome community to connect. We want you to CONNECT for WDSD 2021. Find out how you can get involved… Read more
Our National Representatives explain in their own words what a National Representative committee is, what they do and why their role is so important to Down Syndrome International. Read more
Contributing towards the inclusive employment of persons with Down syndrome and supporting our members to advocate for inclusive employment.
We support self-advocates and train national Down syndrome organisations to run self-advocacy groups.
Through our international guidelines and wider education activities, we are enabling people with Down syndrome to achieve their full potential.
We are developing guidelines with Inclusion International on the inclusive participation of people with intellectual disabilities.
We are developing clinical consensus guidelines for people with Down syndrome of all ages in specific areas of medicine.
DSi’s crucial work is needed now, more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic requires a specific and vital response by our community.
This video gives some insight into the difference our work makes for people with Down syndrome and their families around the world.
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21 March is World Down Syndrome Day, when the Down syndrome community create a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome.
Rwanda Down Syndrome Organisation ran a training on COVID-19 for people with Down syndrome, including learning about social distancing and other ways to reduce the risk of transmission. Read more
We recently ran online human rights training with parents and family members in Tajikistan and with organisations representing persons with Down syndrome there. Read more
Vanessa Dos Santos, President of Down Syndrome International, reflects upon our achievements in 2020. Read more
We are training Down syndrome organisations in Africa to support self-advocates to fight for employment opportunities. Read more