The National Association for Down Syndrome started a petition on February 9th, 2021, to move adults with Down syndrome in Illinois to Phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccination. Please help NADS by signing this petition and sharing it widely with family, friends, ... Read more
Email Subject: Prioritize People with Down syndrome for COVID-19 Vaccine! Dear Senator/Representative [LAST NAME], I’m writing to ask for your support in prioritizing individuals with Down syndrome to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in category 1b. This ma... Read more
The National Association for Down Syndrome’s Executive Director, Linda Smarto, was interviewed by Kate Yeonjae-Jeong for The Teen Magazine! “A Talk with National Association for Down Syndrome This October’s Observation̶... Read more
The NADS Self Advocates and Parent Volunteers all gathered at the annual Chicagoland Buddy Walk yesterday in Bolingbrook to help with various stations including registration, selling raffles, greeting and assisting with games. NADS also had a table set up... Read more
We had a great turn out on Friday! The SAIA group made their own pizza’s and discussed activities, events and ideas for the upcoming year. Self-advocates participate in NADS activities, plan and run their own events and fundraisers, form committees, pro... Read more
A suburban school has been celebrating down syndrome awareness day and even brought in a special speaker to help kids better understand the condition. Anayeli Ruiz reports on Channel 5. CLICK HERE to watch the video.