National and International Organizations

Down Syndrome International

Down Syndrome International (DSi) is a UK based international charity, comprising a membership of individuals and organisations from all over the world, committed to improving quality of life for people with Down syndrome worldwide and promoting their inherent right to be accepted and included as valued and equal members of their communities.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical Care, Education and Advocacy. 

International Down Syndrome Coalition

The International Down Syndrome Coalition (IDSC) is dedicated to helping and advocating for individuals with Down syndrome from conception and throughout life. They promote the dignity and respect of individuals with DS and assist the families who love them. 

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association (IMDSA) is designed to provide support, information and research to any family, individual or professional whose life has been affected by mosaic Down syndrome. IMDSA provides a variety to helpful services to meet the needs of any individual interested in mosaic Down syndrome.

LuMind Research Down Syndrome Foundation

The mission of the LuMind Foundation is to stimulate biomedical research that will accelerate the development of treatments to significantly improve cognition, including memory, learning and speech, for individuals with Down syndrome so they participate more successfully in school, lead more active and independent lives, and avoid the early onset of Alzheimer's Disease.

National Down Syndrome Adoption Network

The National Down Syndrome Adoption Network provides information to birth families who may be seeking alternatives to parenting as they prepare for the arrival of their child. Making an adoption plan for a child with Down syndrome is a loving choice and can be the right choice for some families. The NDSAN is also here to provide support to families who wish to adopt a child with Down syndrome. The mission is to ensure that every child born with Down syndrome has the opportunity to grow up in a loving family.

National Down Syndrome Society

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The National Down Syndrome Society is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome. 

National Down Syndrome Congress

The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is a membership-sustained not-for-profit organization dedicated to an improved world for individuals with Down syndrome.