Rwanda organisation making an impact

RDSO, established in 2016, is having a huge impact for people with Down syndrome in the country, adapting to the pandemic and taking steps towards independence. Read more

Advocating for employment in Africa

Four newly established self-advocacy groups have been learning about their human rights and how to advocate for their right to employment. Read more

Cardiac disease in Down Syndrome

Read about our work in the Journal of Congenital Cardiology. Read more

Listen Include Respect progress report

We and our partner Inclusion International are proud of the progress achieved in the first year on our joint project developing guidelines for inclusive participation. Read more

DSi Education Project toolkits 1,2&3

We are delighted to announce that the first set of toolkits are ready and can be used to help you to get the most out of the Guidelines. Read more

Human Rights Training - Tajikistan

We recently ran online human rights training with parents and family members in Tajikistan and with organisations representing persons with Down syndrome there. Read more

Advocating for Human Rights

Human rights training for our member organisations - understanding a rights-based approach to development Read more

Digital solutions - our prototypes

We believe that people with Down syndrome should be included in the work of organisations at all levels, so are looking for new ways to make this more accessible. Read more

Our National Representative Committee meet the Board of Trustees

We believe that people with Down syndrome should be involved at all levels of decision making within Down syndrome organisations. Read more

Promoting inclusive education in Tajikistan

Promoting positive change for the education of learners with Down syndrome in Tajikistan Read more

Watch our inclusive participation presentation

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