|The 2016 Convention issue of |
Down Syndrome News gives
an overview of last year's event.
It might be a long shot for most of us, but the (US) National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) annual convention, which moves around US locations each summer, is a highly regarded event that attracts an international audience.
So if you are planning to be in North America around the middle of the year, it could be a worthwhile consideration for your itinerary. Or it might be a starting point for a travel plan. Proceedings are made available for purchase after the event. Plans for the 2017 convention are well advanced:
45th (US) National Down Syndrome Congress Annual Convention
Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the NDSC Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. However, for nearly all, there’s the one-of-a-kind NDSC “giant family reunion” feeling that permeates the convention weekend.
- PARENTS learn from the best, as internationally known experts come to Sacramento to share their knowledge across the life span of individuals with DS.
- SELF ADVOCATES join together with over 300 friends from across the world to learn, share, become empowered and have an amazing time!
- SIBLINGS share and learn alongside peers, from each other, as well as from professionals.
- VOLUNTEERS have the experience of a lifetime by volunteering in an number of capacities available.