COVID-19 Legislative Alert

Legislative Alert May 19, 2020 Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. Thanks to the thousands of advocates who contacted their Representatives about including our community’s priorities in the next COVID-19 relief package! This $3 trillion public health and economic relief package includes […]

A Message From NDSS about the 2020 Buddy Walk® Season

(April 20, 2020) Our Commitment to the Community: For 25 years, the Buddy Walk® has been much more than just a Walk. It is about local communities coming together to support and celebrate our loved ones with Down syndrome. NDSS believes our Buddy Walk® Organizers and local affiliates are part of our family, and we are strongly committed to supporting […]


An Important Resource for Families During Unprecedented and Uncertain Times PLYMOUTH, Minn., DENVER, BURLINGTON, Mass., ATLANTA, NEW YORK CITY, HAMDEN, Conn. March 27, 2020 – Today, an important Q&A on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was published by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations: the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA), Global Down Syndrome Foundation […]


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2020 NDSS 34th Annual Gala & Auction

The National Down Syndrome Society is pleased to announce its 34th Annual Gala & Auction will take place on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at The Lighthouse, Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, NYC. We hope you will be able to join us for an exciting evening as NDSS honors Voya Financial to thank them for their ongoing support of our mission […]

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Leaves are falling, cool weather is approaching, and National Disability Employment Awareness Month is here! National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is an annual holiday during the month of October. We recognize people with disabilities who are employed and discuss why employment should be an essential part of the lives of people with disabilities. The […]

Unique Dining Experience Serves Up Disability Awareness

  Individuals with disabilities prove they are ready, willing and able to work MINNEAPOLIS (September 27, 2019) — The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), partnered to advocate for equal rights for all individuals with Down syndrome through C21, a unique dining experience on Sept. 26 held at the Muse Events […]