25th Annual National Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk to Take Place September 14th in Two Historic New York City Locations – Times Square and Central Park

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NDSS Contact: Joshua Harlow (405) 850-4471 harlow@freemarketconsultingusa.com   25th Annual National Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk to Take Place September 14th in Two Historic New York City Locations – Times Square and Central Park Flagship NDSS Buddy Walk To Bring More Than 2,000 People In New York City To Raise Awareness […]


LA Marathon & The LA Big 5K

Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles!   Join #TeamNDSS for the LA Marathon & The LA Big 5K! Limited spots available, apply today!   Race and Registration Details: Date: March 7-8, 2020 Location: Los Angeles, CA Join #TeamNDSS for our first race on the West Coast! NDSS has been chosen as […]


Kandi Pickard Selected as the New NDSS President and CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Joshua Harlow 405-850-4471 jharlow@ndss.org     National Down Syndrome Society Names Kandi Pickard President and CEO Pickard Previously Served as a Local Buddy Walk Organizer, NDSS Executive and is a Parent in the Down syndrome Community. Her Focus will be on the Growing Adult Population in the Down syndrome Community […]


How a bill becomes a law- Washington State Organ Transplant Discrimination Legislation

  How a bill becomes a law- Washington State Organ Transplant Discrimination Legislation   May 9, 2019   Passing legislation is a long game. In a democracy, rarely do things happen overnight, even for something as obvious as banning discrimination in organ transplantation because the recipient has a disability. In August 2018, at the request […]


Thank You and Let’s Go!

This has been a very bittersweet time for the NDSS Team. May 1 marked the beginning of a new chapter as Sara Hart Weir transitioned out of her role as President and CEO. First, Sara is my friend, a great colleague and has been an unbelievable advocate for NDSS for over a decade. We all […]


NDSS VP of Communications: Joshua Harlow

  NDSS is excited to announce that veteran communications and advocacy strategist Joshua Harlow will now be serving as Vice President for our communications department. Kandi Pickard, Interim President and CEO said the role was a natural fit for Joshua and NDSS. “As we look to strengthen our message and communications strategy, I felt it […]


2019 New York City Buddy Walk®

    The 25th Annual New York City Buddy Walk® will take place on Saturday, September 14, to honor and celebrate individuals with Down syndrome in our communities. This event is focused on raising awareness and funds for NDSS programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.   Register for the 2019 New York […]


NFL Star Jamison Crowder Hosting Football Camp with National Down Syndrome Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2019   Media Contact: Michelle Sagan National Down Syndrome Society (301) 728-0447 msagan@ndss.org   NFL Star Jamison Crowder Hosting Football Camp with National Down Syndrome Society DURHAM, NC. – NFL star football player Jamison Crowder has teamed up with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) to host the First Annual […]