The leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society
8 E 41st Street, 8th Floor
New York New York 10017
800-221-4602
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Inaugural Disability Pride Parade in NYC on July 12, 2015

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is excited to join forces with Gigi's Playhouse NYC, Disability Pride NYC and the disability community as a whole for the inaugural Disability Pride Parade in NYC! Join us to march for the value, acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome.

DATE OF PARADE: July 12, 2015

PARADE FORMATION TIME: 10:00 AM

PARADE START TIME: NOON

PARADE ROUTE: Madison Square Park, traveling down Broadway to Union Square Park. 

WHERE TO MEET: NDSS and Gigi's Playhouse NYC will be meeting in front of
Shake Shack in the southeast corner of the park (Entrance at 23rd St. and Madison Ave.) Look for us in our GiGi’s shirts and holding GiGi’s Playhouse signs 

WHAT TO BRING: Show your Down syndrome pride by wearing your Buddy Walk® shirts and bringing signs that showcase who you are marching for!

RSVP: Please email NDSS Director of Communications & Outreach, Kristie Hagen, at [email protected] 


  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors