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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World Down Syndrome Day 2017

Featured ImageWorld Down Syndrome Day is on 3/21 to symbolize a third copy of the 21st chromosome in people with Down syndrome. Celebrate the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome on March 21!

  1. 3.21 Social Media Guide

    Social media is a great way to get the word out about World Down Syndrome Day. Your friends and followers want to hear what you have to say, so post or tweet throughout March to build anticipation for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21!

  2. 3.21 Events

    Our 2017 World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is quickly approaching! The National Down Syndrome Society, the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome, is thrilled to announce multiple events celebrating individuals with Down syndrome this World Down Syndrome Day – March 21, 2017! Join NDSS as we educate, advocate and celebrate Down syndrome in events happening in New York City and around the globe.

  3. Read a #DSWORKS® Success Story

    #DSWORKS® is featuring stories from across the country from the perspectives of self-advocates, family members, employers, job coaches and others who are helping make employment a reality for individuals with Down syndrome.

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors