Facts on Fire: How to Have Fun and Be Safe During the Holidays

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 […]


2019 NDSS 40th Anniversary Gala & Auction

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 […]


Buddy Walk® Organizers Conference

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!


2019 Buddy Walk on Washington®

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!  


Racing for 3.21 on World Down Syndrome Day

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!


2nd Annual D.C. Golf Outing

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 […]


Why I Golf with NDSS

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. […]


22nd Annual Golf Outing

Join the National Down Syndrome Society and a group of remarkable golfers on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at The Stanwich Club in Greenwich, CT to help raise awareness about the importance of inclusion and the value of individuals with Down syndrome in our community.   Sponsorship Opportunities  Register