National Down Syndrome Society
The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome
National Down Syndrome Congress
Founded in 1973, the National Down Syndrome Congress is the country’s oldest national organization for people with Down syndrome, their families, and the professionals who work with them. They provide information, advocacy, and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome. They work to create a national climate in which all people will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of people with Down syndrome.
The Arc of Martin County
Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged (ARC), is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering children and adults with any developmental disabilities to achieve their fullest potential through residential, vocational, educational, behavioral, and other healthcare services. Their goal is to provide support, assistance, and training that will assist children and adults with disabilities to thrive each day.
Treasure Coast Early Steps Program
Treasure Coast Early Steps Program (TCESP) provides early intervention services to children and their families residing in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties on the southeast coast of Florida. Early Steps is Florida’s early intervention system that offers services to eligible children, birth to thirty-six months, with significant developmental delays or a condition likely to result in a developmental delay. Early intervention is provided to support families and caregivers in developing the competence and confidence to help their child learn and develop.
Partners in Policymaking
Partners in Policymaking is a leadership and advocacy training program that teaches self-advocates and parents to be community leaders and how to obtain best available services for themselves and others.
- ARC of Florida
- The Family Cafe
- Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organizaton
- Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization
- I Am DOWN with You – Picture Gallery
- Global Down Syndrome Foundation
- Band of Angels
- Down Syndrome Information Alliance
- Down Syndrome Research Foundation
- National Association for Down Syndrome
- Families Exploring Down Syndrome
- Parenting Special Needs Online Magazine
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