Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas (DSPNT) is the local affiliate serving the North Texas area.  Its purpose is to support people with Down syndrome, their families, and caregivers in achieving the universally desired goals of self-fulfillment, pride in one’s achievements,
inclusion in the community and reaching one’s full potential, through social and educational

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas
1300 West Lancaster Avenue
Suite 227
Fort Worth, Texas  76102
Local:  817.390.2970
Fax:    817.390.2969

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) is the country’s oldest national organization for people with Down syndrome, their families, and the professionals who work with them.  NDSC provides information, advocacy, and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome, and work to create a national climate in which all people will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of people with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Congress
30 Mansell Court, Suite 108
Roswell, Georgia  30076
Toll Free:  800.232.NDSC (6372)
Local:   770.604.9500
Fax:       770.604.9898

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) is a national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people 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.

National Down Syndrome Society
666 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA) is a trade organization which works to support and advance the growth and service capabilities of its member local and regional Down syndrome organizations.  It serves to be the conduit of value-driven training, programs, best practices and support for its members.

Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action
PO Box 2122
Bismarck, ND  58502

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation (GDSF) is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education and advocacy.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation
3300 East First Avenue
Suite 390
Denver, Colorado 80206

The International Down Syndrome Coalition (IDSC) is a valuable partner in the quest to ensure that women have access to free, accurate information about Down syndrome, so that they can provide truly informed consent when  considering pregnancy-related screenings and diagnostic tests.

International Down Syndrome Coalition

The International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association (IMDSA) provides support, information and research to any family, individual or professional whose life has been affected by mosaic Down syndrome.

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association
PO Box 354
Trenton, OH  45067
888-MDS-LINK (888.637.5465)

The National Down Syndrome Adoption Network (NDSAN) is a non-profit program that offers support and  information to parents whose child has received a diagnosis of Down syndrome, and may be considering an adoption plan.  They offer a listening ear and information, and keep a registry of families from all over the United States who are interested in adopting a child with Down syndrome within the US.  NDSAN is a non-profit program and charges no fees for their services.

National Down Syndrome Adoption Network
644 Linn Street, Suite 1128
Cincinnati, Ohio  45203
Birth Parent Line:  513.213-9615
Adoptive Parent Line:  513.709.1751

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children with primary focus on the provision of
educational and developmental services and resources.

PO Box 97156
Washington, D.C.  20090-7156

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