Another great resource from NDSS, a fact sheet that you can easily share with loved ones so they can quickly learn about Down Syndrome.
Click through to read the facts or download the PDF.
Learn how to get in touch with your federal, state, and local elected leaders. This site shows you how to contact ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL; President, Members of U.S. Congress, State Governors and Legislators, U.S. Mayors and County Officials.
Not sure of your congressional district or who your member is? This service will assist you by matching your ZIP code to your congressional district, with links to your member’s website and contact page.
Get your representative on board!
Tracking the United States Congress. Find your representative and senators and legislation that affects you.
“We publish the status of federal legislation, information about your representative and senators in Congress including voting records, and original research on legislation and congressional oversight & investigations. We’re one of the oldest government transparency websites in the world.”
At LegiScan we recognize that fact and the significance of being informed and engaged about the results of elected legislators. Whether you need to focus on a single state, track any of the bills across fifty states or are looking to create your own custom application, LegiScan provide services that bring all legislative information together into a single uniform interface. With over a decade of servicing clients from public agencies, non-profit associations and national corporations; we have developed the tools and technology to save time and enhance analysis and communication.
The National Down Syndrome Advocacy Coalition (“NDAC”) is a member service of the National Down Syndrome Congress (“NDSC”). NDAC is a grassroots advocacy service that is designed to educate individuals with Down syndrome, their family members and other allies about policy issues and give them the advocacy tools and techniques they need to effectively engage with their legislators to advocate for change. NDAC aligns with NDSC’s purpose since its founding in 1973: to promote the interests of people with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, public awareness and information.
“This database contains information gleaned from the home pages and websites of the 50 state legislatures, the District of Columbia and the territories. You can select to view specific website content materials (such as, bills, press rooms, statutes) from one state at a time.”
This easy-to-understand document runs through lots of useful information about the US Government.
The NDSS National Advocacy & Public Policy Center supports the mission of NDSS to be the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome by advocating for federal, state and local policies that positively impact people with Down syndrome across the country.