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2nd Annual NDSS Adult Summit!

NDSS is pleased to announce the 2019 NDSS Down Syndrome Adult Summit coming to Detroit, Michigan April 4 – 6, 2019.

The 2019 NDSS Down Syndrome Adult Summit is open to all individuals who play any role in the life of individuals with Down syndrome with a specific focus on caregivers, family members, professionals, and individuals with Down syndrome.

Register today!

2019 Gala & Auction
January 24, 2019 6PM
Buddy Walk® Organizers Conference
February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
2019 Buddy Walk on Washington®
March 5, 2019 - March 6, 2019

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    Meet a DS-AMBASSADOR®

    People have approached me many times since I have become an ambassador.  Some people have wanted direction or help on topics ranging from inclusion, finding therapists, or extracurricular activities.  There have been circumstances where people have come to me to question the role of disability rights in human rights. Yesterday, a lady approached me because she read that I was named ambassador of the year.  She explained to me that she lost a baby with Down syndrome when she was six months pregnant many years ago.  The lady wanted to talk about her pain. My ambassadorship allows me to pass on this guidance.  It allows me to be an ear for people who need to talk.  I am given the opportunity to serve others.

    — Steve Slack

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