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
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Featured ImageHuman sexuality encompasses an individual's self-esteem, interpersonal relationships and social experiences relating to dating, marriage and the physical aspects of sex.

  1. Sexuality & Down Syndrome

    Sexuality & Down SyndromeThis section seeks to answer common questions about the important issue of sexuality and Down syndrome.

  2. Social and Sexual Education

    Social and Sexual EducationAn interview with Leslie Walker-Hirsch, M.Ed., FAAMR, about the importance of a social/sexual education for individuals with Down syndrome. Starting at a young age, individuals with Down syndrome should be taught the meaning of and behaviors related to privacy and boundaries.

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