MO ABLE Opens Window of Opportunity for Missouri Families

June 3, 2017 This week National Down Syndrome Society’s President Sara Hart Weir and Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt coauthored an op-ed explaining the importance and impact of the state’s ABLE program. MO ABLE is honoring the dignity and potential of every person and lessening the burden of costly disability expenses. NDSS hopes every eligible Missourian takes part in this opportunity. You can […]

Kansas Organ Transplate Discrimination

Protecting Kansans with Down Syndrome From Organ Transplant Discrimination

May 10, 2017 NDSS continues to lead an effort to enact state legislation to prohibit discrimination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities when it comes to life-saving organ transplants. The Kansas Legislature is considering a measure aimed to save countless lives of people with Down syndrome and other disabilities in dire need of organ transplants. […]