Welcome to Andrew, Ambassador for Australia

Andrew Domahidy has joined our Ambassador team representing people with Down syndrome in Australia. Read more

Our London Marathon team

On Sunday 3 October 2021, our 7-runner team will take on the 26.2-mile challenge raising vital funds for DSi. Please join us in supporting our runners. Read more

Updates from DSi's AGM

Each year, DSi holds an annual general meeting to review our strategic and financial progress and appoint Board members for the year ahead. Read more

Disability-inclusive child safeguarding guidelines

Able Child Africa and Save the Children partnered to create the first international Disability-inclusive child safeguarding guidelines. Read more

Access to education for children with disabilities in the pandemic context

A useful guide produced by the UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) to aid return to school. Read more


WeThe15 is sport’s biggest ever human rights movement to end discrimination. Together, we aim to transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities who represent 15% of the global population. Read more

Universal Design for Learning: Impact on Policy, Practice and Partnerships for Inclusive Education

Watch the recording of this session sharing practical, solution-oriented insights and best practices in the real-world application of Universal Design for Learning. Read more

From commitments to action: Financing for inclusive education

Watch the recording of the side event of the Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 Read more

WDSC 2021 - take part

Take part in this unique gathering of the global Down syndrome community. You can present your work or showcase your talent. Apply now! Read more

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