National Down Syndrome Organization

The largest non-governmental supporter of Down Syndrome research in the United States. NDSS continues to increase public awareness about Down Syndrome and discover its underlying causes through research, education and advocacy. NDSS distributes timely and informative materials, encourages and supports the activities of local parent support groups, sponsors conferences and scientific symposia and undertakes major advocacy efforts - all to increase awareness and acceptance of people with Down Syndrome.

The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families through national leadership in education, research and advocacy.

The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973. The purpose of the NDSC is to promote the interests of persons with Down Syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness, and information dissemination on all aspects of Down Syndrome. The NDSC works to empower its members and all persons with Down Syndrome by creating a national climate in which all persons will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of persons with Down Syndrome.

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