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 training

Read about our project training parents of children with Down syndrome in Nepal on early development


Author: Nathan Rowe

Rwanda new organisation

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



Nigeria self-advocacy training

Read about our recent visit to Lagos, Nigeria to train self-advocacy group facilitators to empower people with Down syndrome.


Author: Nathan Rowe

World Down Syndrome Day

What is World Down Syndrome Day? Watch our video to find out. Then make sure to let everyone know!



WDSD shop open

Our 2019 World Down Syndrome Day shop is now open. Pre-order your socks and t-shirts today.


Author: Sample Content

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Our impact


  • Thank you for our new website

    Down Syndrome International would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has made our great new website happen! Read more

  • Glow in the Park 2018

    Find out about a great neon and foam filled evening and our role as charity partners at Glow in the Park, Exeter! Read more

  • Damon Hill Golf Classic 2018

    Read all about the brilliant day we had with Damon Hill and friends at the 3rd annual Damon Hill Golf Classic. Read more

  • Global Disability Summit 2018

    Read our employment statement, presented at the Global Disability Summit based on views of people with Down syndrome. Read more

  • In memory of Pat Gunn

    Read about the life of Pat Gunn whose huge contribution to research in the field of Down syndrome will be remembered. Read more