American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
The Association gives information about intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Down Syndrome International is a federation of international organizations and individuals committed to ensuring the quality of life and human rights for all people with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Education Online offers a comprehensive, reliable and up-to-date range of information, resources and services for families, practitioners and researchers caring for, supporting and investigating Down syndrome.
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education and advocacy.
The Kiwanis organization has a special emphasis on helping children with disabilities, including cognitive.
National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS)
NADS is the oldest national organization to offer information and advocacy for families affected by Down syndrome.
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) promotes the health of babies, children, and adults, and it enhances the potential for full, productive living.
information in Spanish and English containing a wealth of information on children and adults with disabilities
The mission of the NDSC is to provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome.
The National Down Syndrome Society
The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to benefit people with Down syndrome and their families through national leadership in education, research and advocacy.
Special Olympics empowers individuals with a cognitive disability to become physically fit through sports training and competition.