Improving lives for people with Down syndrome

Tell the world, “Leave No One Behind"

People with Down syndrome face negative attitudes, low expectations, discrimination and exclusion. Help us to make a change.

Lots Of Socks 2019

Help us get the world talking on World Down Syndrome Day 2019 by wearing #LotsOfSocks!

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Author: Andrew Boys

Make a video for #WDSD19

Join many others to share a little bit of you with the world in a video this #WorldDownSyndromeDay.

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Author: Andrew Boys

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: £15,132.29

Fundraise

2019 WDSD Award Recipients

Down Syndrome International announces the recipients of the 2019 World Down Syndrome Day awards

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Author: Anna Sands

See CoorDown's "Reasons to Celebrate" video

Reasons to Celebrate, the international communication campaign developed in partnership with FCB México and SMALL.

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Author: Andrew Boys

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Upcoming events

  • WDSD UN Geneva

    We are looking forward to self-advocates with Down syndrome speaking at the UN in Geneva on 21 March 2019. Read more

  • WDSD 2019 fundraising

    Help us by fundraising for, donating to or sharing our Global Support campaign on World Down Syndrome Day 2019. Read more

  • WDSD UN New York

    Join us in person or online for the WDSD Conference at United Nations HQ, New York on Thursday 21 March 2019. Read more

  • WDSD Facebook event

    Join our Facebook event to see how everyone is celebrating WDSD 2019 around the world. You can add your own event too. Read more

  • 5th Iberoamerican Congress on Down Syndrome

    An extraordinary opportunity to share knowledge and practice helping make inclusion a reality. Read more