For Families and Carers

We can offer you information, support and advice on any question or concern you have related to Down’s syndrome.  We have specialist advisers who can provide you with information and support on issues such as health, social care, benefits and education for people with Down’s syndrome.  We can help you to access support locally and may be able to direct you to other sources of information.

You will find a lot of information on these pages.  If you can’t find what you are looking for or need further advice, please don’t hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)333 1212 300 or email us on info@downs-syndrome.org.uk.

What's New

  • Let the 50th Celebrations Begin!

    This year is a very exciting one for us here at the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) as we are celebrating our 50th birthday!…

  • New Research Study: Older Carers

    On Wednesday 20 November, Julian Hallett, DSA Services Development Manager, was delighted to be involved in an event launching the findings of an important research study which looked at the expe…

  • New documentary about school, inclusion and education

    Ian Davies is a filmmaker and he is also father to Finn, Amber and Olivia. Amber and Olivia are 10-year-old twins, and Amber has Down’s syndrome. Ian has spent the last four years documentin…