Down Syndrome

People with Down syndrome can drive positive changes in their workplaces, communities and beyond

People with Down syndrome, their advocates and supporters gathered at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday to rally employers and make sure they saw the benefits of enabling people with Down syndrome and disabilities to make meaningful contributions in the workplace.   

People with Down syndrome have a “valuable contribution to make”

There needs to be a “paradigm shift” towards understanding that people living with Down syndrome have the right and the ability to work and engage in communities, a Down syndrome advocate has said.

Andrew Boys is Director of Down Syndrome International.

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Ban, on World Down Syndrome Day, applauds all who champion rights of disabled

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to “make every effort” to ensure that the new sustainable development goals address equality and help build a life of dignity for all, including people with Down syndrome and other persons with disabilities.