Introduced in 2016, #DSWORKS® is an employment program whose goals is to encourage corporations and businesses to invest in hiring individuals with Down syndrome; and increase the number of opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome to work in meaningful and competitive employment settings. In order to increase the opportunities, we are partnering with business, big and small to educate, market, and employ individuals with Down syndrome.



Buddy Walk®:

  • Invite local businesses to participate in your Buddy Walk® event
  • Showcase businesses run by Self-Advocates at your Buddy Walk® event
  • Join your local Chamber of Commerce
  • Encourage participation in Employment Survey – bring tablets, do it on-site