Dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through RESEARCH, MEDICAL CARE, EDUCATION and ADVOCACY.

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.

It is the mission of the National Down Syndrome Congress to be the national advocacy organization for Down syndrome and to provide leadership in all areas of concern related to persons with Down syndrome. In that capacity, NDSC will function as a major source of support and empowerment to persons with Down syndrome and their families.

Provides critical Counseling and support for parents of newly diagnosed infants with Down syndrome as well as advocacy, referral and information services. In addition, NADS sponsor conferences and educational programs for parents and professionals, and conducts in-services for medical personnel and educators.

The Arc of the United States works to include all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual, and developmental disabilities in every community.


Supporting the Parent Centers Who Serve Families of Children with Disabilities. This website houses much of the rich library of materials and publications that the National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY). NICHCY was funded for decades by the Office of Special Education Programs, at the U.S. Department of Education. Unfortunately, the project’s funding ended on September 30, 2014. 

Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska

 a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 57362 

Lincoln, NE 68505

Phone: 402.421.1338

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