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

National Down Syndrome Society
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New York New York 10017
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2017 Hotel & Reservation Information

2017 Buddy Walk® Conference

Each year, NDSS holds a Buddy Walk® Conference to bring together Walk organizers from across the country. Over the past eight years, the conference has taken place in Columbus, OH, Jacksonville, FL, San Diego, CA and Boston, MA, virtually in 2013 and in Washington, DC.  The 2017 the Buddy Walk® Conference is being held at the Westin Cincinnati on February 23 in conjuction with the Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action Conference (February 24-26).


Registration for the 2017 Buddy Walk® Conference is now open. The registration fee for the conference is $50 and includes breakfast and lunch.  We look forward to seeing you there!


The Buddy Walk® Conference will be held at the Westin Cincinnati (21 E 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH  45202).  A special group rate of $125/night (plus taxes and fees) has been designated for attendees of the Buddy Walk® Conference and/or the Down Syndrome Affiliates of Action Conference.  

Any questions, please contact NDSS at [email protected].

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