COVID-19 advocacy in Rwanda

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

Supporting our members as the pandemic continues

We continue to reach out our support to all members of the global Down syndrome community. Read more

Jaime Cruz speaks at High Level Political Forum side-event

Jaime Cruz, DSi's National Representative for Peru, speaks up for people with intellectual disabilities at the 2020 High-level Political Forum side event Read more

COVID-19 - Global Down Syndrome Community Survey

Complete our survey by 30 July to tell us how COVID-19 is affecting you and the people you care about. Read more

Covid-19 and Down syndrome T21RS Survey - UPDATE

Findings indicate that the effects of COVID-19 are similar to the general population, apart from an age effect. Read more

COVID-19 webinar series for member organisations

DSi is running a series of webinars with our member organisations to discuss the challenges they are facing and to deliver training on topics that can help them at this time. Read more

IDA & IDDC submit a written COVID-19 statement to 73rd Session of World Health Assembly

IDA and IDDC members call on governments, health providers, United Nations agencies, and all actors to end COVID-19 Disability discrimination Read more

Accessibility campaign

A call for public health information and communications around COVID-19 to be fully accessible and another positive response from the United Nations Read more

Un analisis mundial: COVID-19 y las personas con sindrome de Down

Durante el mes de abril 2020, nos hemos comunicado con nuestras organizaciones miembros de todo el mundo para identificar los desafíos que enfrentan ellos y las personas a las que representan, en relación con el COVID-19. Read more

COVID-19 and persons with Down syndrome around the world

Throughout April we have reached out to our member organisations around the world to identify the challenges they, and the people that they support, are facing due to COVID-19. Read more

Down syndrome COVID-19 survey

The Trisomy 21 Research Society (T21RS) is collecting vital information to understand the risks and course of COVID-19 among people with Down syndrome. Read more

Launch of the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor

Please complete the disability rights monitor to highlight issues faced by persons with disabilities in the midst of the COVID19 Pandemic. Read more