Down Syndrome Organizations in alphabetical order
(click on acronyms for link to their websites)
fee" loan in 2007 helped get the first Buddy Walk® on Long Island off the ground. Promotes
and participates in all Alexander's Angels events. Their adult residents are an integral part of the Alexander's
Angels Long Island Buddy Walk®.
Advocacy Foundation (DSAF)
fiscal sponsor for the first three years. DSAF believes that individuals with
Down syndrome have the right to be respected as valued members of society with their own level of independence, self determination,
and sense of belonging in the community.
LuMind Research Down
Syndrome Foundation (formerly DSRTF later merging with RDS) Dedicated to finding a treatment to improve cognition
including learning, memory and speech for individuals with Down syndrome.
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Founder of
the Buddy Walk®. Provides supporting advice and materials to Buddy Walk organizers. Participates
in the Alexander's Angels Buddy Walk.
Winthrop University Hospital