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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

NDSS envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities.

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NDSS Gala & Auction

Join us on Thursday, March 2, 2023, as we celebrate together and raise funds to support resources and advocacy for the Down syndrome community. This elegant evening will conclude with a live performance of songs from the Billboard #1 jazz album, Tremonti Sings Sinatra, by Mark Tremonti and original members of Frank Sinatra’s band. 

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NDSS Down Syndrome Advocacy Conference

Join us in Washington, D.C. for the Down Syndrome Advocacy Conference, April 17-19, 2023! Similar to our past Buddy Walk on Washington, this two-day event (with optional pre-conference learning sessions) will bring our community together to advocate for legislative priorities that impact the Down syndrome community.