Down Syndrome South Africa (DSSA)

Down Syndrome South Africa is the National Umbrella Body of all Down Syndrome associations across South Africa. We currently have eight branches, one support group and four outreaches in most of the major centres of the country. We are a non-profit organisation (NPO 009-415) which is made up of people with Down syndrome, their families and interested persons working to improve the quality of life for those with Down syndrome. We also include people with other intellectual disabilities. WHAT WE DO: Advocacy and lobbying to parliament, government etc on the rights of persons with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities; Developing and dissemination of updated information through various forms of media; Raising Awareness; Promoting World and National Down Syndrome Day annually; Capacity building of our members.

Contact Number: 011 615 9401 / 082 893 0988
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