Flying solo - by Sheri Brynard

DSi Ambassador Sheri shares her experience of travelling alone during COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa. Read more

Learning mathematics by students with Down syndrome

Learn about the common challenges faced by students with Down syndrome and strategies to work around them. Read more

Connecting self-advocates in Bangladesh

The Down Syndrome Society of Bangladesh is helping self-advocates to connect. Read more

Two-part learning series: Inclusive education for girls with disabilities

United Nations Girls' Education Initiative presents a series of webinars calling for gender-and disability-inclusive education for all. Read more

A message from the President of DSi - 2020

Vanessa Dos Santos, President of Down Syndrome International, reflects upon our achievements in 2020. Read more

Watch our National Representatives new video

Our National Representatives explain in their own words what a National Representative committee is, what they do and why their role is so important to Down Syndrome International. Read more

Congratulations to Professor Gerard Quinn

Congratulations to Professor Gerard Quinn on his appointment as the new UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities Read more

#JusticeForAll petition in memory of Nathaniel Julies

We stand with Down Syndrome South Africa as we call for #JusticeForNathanielJulies #JusticeForAll Read more

International Day of Charity 2020

5th of September is the International Day of Charity Read more

Thank you Liberty

Thank you to Liberty Hale who has been volunteering with us engaging with our individual and organisation members. Read more

Declaración de DSi sobre el asesinato de Nathaniel Julius

Esperamos que la trágica muerte de Nathaniel lleve a los gobiernos de todo el mundo a tomar las medidas proactivas necesarias para evitar que esto vuelva a suceder. Read more

Statement by DSi on the killing of Nathaniel Julius

We hope the tragic death of Nathaniel will lead governments worldwide to take the proactive steps necessary to prevent this from happening again. Read more

My Perspective winner's announced

The Down's Syndrome Association's ‘My Perspective’ competition aims to turn the camera around and give people with Down's syndrome the chance to show the world from their point of view. Read more

Launch of Listen Include Respect survey

Have your say so DSi and Inclusion International know what to put into the new International Guidelines for Inclusive Participation Read more

Launch of our education guidelines

DSi is delighted to announce the publication of the International Guidelines for the Education of Learners with Down Syndrome. Read more

"What an inclusive, equitable, quality education means to us"

The International Disability Alliance (IDA) release its first global report on Inclusive Education Read more

Claire Mitchell made Independent Director for Down Syndrome Australia

"Through listening to everyone’s thoughts and opinions and by getting all the facts, I hope I can assist to support and advocate for people with Down syndrome." Read more

Inclusion and education: All means all

UNESCO launch their 2020 Global Education Monitoring report which assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 on education. Read more

WDSC Dubai and Brisbane announcement

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we announce the postponement of WDSC Dubai to 2021 and as a result, WDSC Brisbane to 2024. Read more

Fundraising at home

Fundraising at home might seem a little tricky, but there are still lots of ways to raise money, with a little imagination. Read more

DSi launches urgent fundraising appeal

Following a loss in recent income and at a time when our work is more needed than ever, please consider making a donation today. Read more

Apoyando a la comunidad global durante la crisis del Coronavirus

DSi está trabajando con nuestros miembros en todo el mundo en este momento difícil. Read more

Supporting the global community during the Coronavirus crisis

DSi is working with our members worldwide at this difficult time. Read more

World Down Syndrome Congress 2020 - Submit an abstract by 30 April

Deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 30 April. Read more