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Causes: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disabled Persons Rights, Down Syndrome, Down Syndrome Research, Health

Mission: The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome. NDSS envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities.

Geographic areas served: NDSS is affiliated with over 350 organizations that provide an array of benefits to help better service the Down syndrome community in their regions.

Programs: Buddy Walk® (www.buddywalk.org), Advocacy and Public Policy (www.ndss.org/advocate/national-advocacy-public-policy), Inclusive Health and Sports (www.ndss.org/play/national-inclusive-health-and-sports), #DSWORKS Employment Program (www.ndss.org/work/dsworks), Community Outreach & Support (www.ndss.org/rescat_engagement/local-affiliates-support), Public Awareness (www.ndss.org/engage/social-media)

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Rating: 5

this organization supports a fantastic cause and they work very hard to meet their goals

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