WDSD Awards

DSi announces awards in voluntary, professional and scientific categories to coincide with World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) on the 21 March. Any DSi member or member organisation can nominate an individual, group or organisation whose activities have improved quality of life for people with Down syndrome or have contributed to scientific advancement related to Down syndrome

Please note that in order to nominate an individual, group or organisation for a WDSD award, you must be a member of DSi

Going forward, the WDSD Awards will be presented every 3 years, with the next announcement on 21 March 2017. Nominations will be considered from 1 April 2016.


Nominations are submitted by nomination form, which are available from our International Office

These forms contain information on the completion and submission of nominations, nominee categories and the selection criteria. If you require further information or clarification, please contact our International Office.


Down Syndrome International announces recipients of World Down Syndrome Day Awards - Down Syndrome International - 13 March 2015


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