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World Down Syndrome Day

is March 21

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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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Adult Summit in Cincinnati

The NDSS Adult Summit covers aging and Down syndrome through a whole-person, comprehensive approach. Content will overlap ages and subject areas, providing attendees with information and practical resources. This conference is a great educational opportunity for individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities, family members, and professionals.  

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NDSS Down Syndrome Advocacy Conference

Join us in Washington, D.C. April 17-19, 2023! Similar to our past Buddy Walk® on Washington, this two-day event (with optional pre-conference learning sessions on April 17) will bring our community together to advocate for legislative priorities that impact the Down syndrome community. NDSS is thrilled to be holding this conference in partnership with other national Down syndrome organizations, including our Advocacy Partners, the National Down Syndrome Congress, and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.