Read about the second meeting of the new self-advocacy group established in Lagos, Nigeria. Read more
Improving lives for people with Down syndrome
We are developing international guidelines for cardiac (heart) disorders common in people with Down syndrome.
We are supporting the development of the first and only Down syndrome organisation in Rwanda.
We are supporting people with Down syndrome in Nigeria to start and run a self-advocacy group.
On WDSD 2019 we want people with Down syndrome and those who support them to tell the world "Leave no one behind"!
We will publish details of your events taking place around the world for WDSD 2019 on our website and social media.
Our 2019 World Down Syndrome Day shop is open. Order your socks and t-shirts today.
Read about our project training parents of children with Down syndrome in Nepal on early development Read more
Read about our recent visit to Lagos, Nigeria to train self-advocacy group facilitators to empower people with Down syndrome. Read more
Check out our new WDSD website and WDSD shop as we look forward to global activities on World Down Syndrome Day. Read more
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
Help us by fundraising for, donating to or sharing our Global Support campaign on World Down Syndrome Day 2019. Read more
Join us for the next World Down Syndrome Day conference at United Nations HQ on 21 March 2019. Read more
Join our Facebook event to see how everyone is celebrating WDSD 2019 around the world. You can add your own event too. Read more