Our National Representatives discuss the impact of COVID-19

Our national representatives with Down syndrome talk about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Watch our inclusive participation presentation

Learn more about our inclusive participation project in this video with Inclusion International. Read more

First Listen Include Respect reference group meeting

We discussed the process for producing international guidelines on the inclusive participation of people with intellectual disabilities. Read more

Watch this video about our impact!

This video gives some insight into the difference our work makes for people with Down syndrome and their families around the world. Read more

Good progress developing consensus document on cardiac disease

We are working with international experts on an up-to-date review and expert consensus document on cardiac disease in Down syndrome. Read more

International education guidelines to be published

Following stakeholder feedback, our international education guidelines for learners with Down syndrome will be published in the next few weeks. Read more

Bangladesh self-advocacy project complete

The achievements of this group in such a short time have been inspirational to the Down syndrome community both across Bangladesh and the rest of the world. Read more

Nigeria self-advocacy project success

We are incredibly proud of the Nigerian self-advocacy group and all that they have achieved since the project began in November 2018. Read more

DSi returns to UAE

DSi returned to Dubai to deliver further training and to check on the progress of the self-advocacy groups we helped to start there in 2019 Read more

New project launched in Kenya

DSi visited Nairobi to launch its new project with the Down Syndrome Society of Kenya Read more

Great progress for Bangladesh self-advocacy group

DSi return to Bangladesh to evaluate the project so far and to deliver training on potential advocacy activities Read more

George visits Tanzania to lobby government officials

DSi's Self-advocate Fellow, George Basil Okudi, supported Pearl of People with Down Syndrome Foundation to lobby Tanzanian government officials for increased government policy and programmatic support for people with Down syndrome Read more