To Our National Down Syndrome Society Family: It is with both deep gratitude and sadness that we announce that after seven years in the trenches, our National Down Syndrome Society’s (NDSS) President and C.E.O. Sara Hart Weir has decided to step down this year to pursue opportunities to continue her advocacy and service to our […]
By Ann Graham Ann Graham is Chief Communications Officer for FireGuide, an app that automates custom fire drills for the cognitively impaired. Follow us on Facebook @FireGuideApp. Fires at home happen more often than you think. In fact, the American household averages a fire of some significance every 15 years, according to the National Association for […]
The National Down Syndrome Society is pleased to announce its 40th Anniversary Gala & Auction will take place on January 24th, 2019 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Each year, at this festive and celebratory event, NDSS recognizes the remarkable achievements and accomplishments of the Down syndrome community as we honor organizations and individuals […]
Join us in New Orleans for our 2019 Buddy Walk® Conference on February 8th and 9th! We have exciting announcements in store for our 25th Anniversary so this will be the best Conference yet! Stay tuned for more details! Register Today!
The NDSS Buddy Walk® on Washington is an annual two-day advocacy conference that brings the Down syndrome community together to advocate for legislative priorities that impact the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. Click HERE to register!
Our “virtual” Racing for 3.21 event allows participants and advocates to run, walk, bike, hike, swim and/or move for 3.21 miles at any time, any place and at any pace on March 21, 2019 to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and raise awareness for the Down syndrome community. Register today!
NDSS has spoken with the golf pro and staff, and due to the advisory of inclement weather, we have decided to reschedule our 2nd Annual DC Golf Outing to take place on Monday, October 29, 2018. Please join NDSS, our Golf Committee and a group of dedicated golfers for our second annual DC Golf Outing […]
Originally Posted by Lyft Our mission at Lyft is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation, and to bring communities together. Today, we’re excited to announce that we are continuing to expand our work to remove transportation barriers by partnering with the National Down Syndrome Society to connect thousands of people with disabilities to Lyft […]
By Brad Hennefer Brad Hennefer is super excited to once again be joining NDSS at their upcoming golf outings! Brad was featured in Good Morning America and in Sports Illustrated due to his high school varsity golf accomplishments. Brad is a passionate self-advocate and began participating in the NDSS golf outing in 2009 after he graduated. […]