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
[email protected] 

Employment Resources

View our employment resources to learn more about employment of people with Down syndrome.

  1. Employment and Volunteer Work

    Employment and Volunteer WorkIn general, there are three types of employment options available to individuals with Down syndrome: competitive, supported and sheltered. Volunteer work is a great option to gain some additional job training.

  2. Resources for Employers

    NDSS is creating and compiling resources for employers to help facilitate the hiring of and to support employees with Down syndrome.

  3. #DSWORKS®Webinar Series

    The #DSWORKS® webinar series will focus on the inclusive employment campaign and features different speakers with diverse backgrounds focusing on all aspects of employment.

  4. NDSS #DSWORKS® Blake Pyron Entrepreneurship Scholarship

    NDSS will award a scholarship to an entrepreneur yearly at the Buddy Walk® on Washington. The scholarship will help a self-advocate to pursue their dreams and aspirations to start their own business.

  5. #DSWORKS® In The News

    A collection of stories from around the country that show the ways that #DSWORKS™ is making an impact in the local community.

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors