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 City Buddy […]


Important Announcement from NDSS

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 […]


2020 Marine Corps Marathon

Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles!   Race details: Date: October 25, 2020 Location: Virtual   Fundraising Commitment: To participate as a #TeamNDSS team member you must meet a minimum fundraising commitment, All participants must fundraise a minimum of $500 to run for #TeamNDSS Race registration fee is NOT included with […]


2019 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Run for Down syndrome and add gratitude to your miles!   Apply to Race! Join #TeamNDSS, an official charity partner, for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend! With your commitment to participate in the 2019 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend, you will be helping to support and share our mission of […]


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!