Useful Links

Useful Links

 

General Information

National Down Syndrome Congress:

The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is a membership-sustained not-for-profit organization dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome. Founded in 1973, the  purpose of the NDSC is to promote the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information.
www.ndsccenter.org

Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress

The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) seeks to create opportunities and provide advocacy to ensure fulfilling lives for individuals with Down syndrome and their families. MDSC offers various programs for new and expectant parents to provide them with accurate and up-to-date information and desired supports.
www.mdsc.org

National Down Syndrome Society

The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. It 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 their communities.
http://www.ndss.org/ 

Global Down Syndrome Foundation

The Global Down Syndrome Program is dedicated to significantly improve  the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical Care, Education and Advocacy. It highly supports  research and medical care for people with Down syndrome, apart from organizing and funding many programs, conferences and grants for people with Down syndrome.
www.globaldownsyndrome.org

Down Syndrome Association – UK

The Down Syndrome Association UK aims to create the conditions that all people with Down’s syndrome need to live full and rewarding lives. The website provides useful information to new parents, families and care givers, professionals and individuals with Down syndrome themselves.
www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Health

Down Syndrome – Health Issues

The website hosts insightful articles on various aspects of Down syndrome written by a pediatrician and the father of a son with Down syndrome.
www.ds-health.com 

Education

Down Syndrome Education International

DSE transforms the lives of young people with Down syndrome by improving understanding of their learning needs and by helping families and professionals to provide effective support, early intervention and education. DSE is dedicated to raising levels of educational achievement among children with Down syndrome.
www.dseinternational.org

Down Syndrome Cognition Research – LuMind Foundation

The mission of the LuMind Foundation is to stimulate biomedical research that will accelerate the development of treatments to significantly improve cognition, including memory, learning and speech, for individuals with Down syndrome.
www.lumindfoundation.org

Brighter Tomorrows

Brighter Tomorrows seeks to support families of individuals with Down syndrome by providing accurate information related to parenting a child with Down syndrome.
www.brightertomorrows.org