Welcome to the 10th World Down Syndrome Congress

Abstracts & Proceedings

World Down Syndrome Congress 2009 - Abstracts & Proceedings


Abstracts & Proceedings Book now available


World Congress 2009 - Preliminary Programmes


The Preliminary Programmes for the Congress are now available.


Please click here to download the Programme at a Glance

Please click here to download the Detailed Programme


Also available:


Programme for Adults with Down Syndrome


Programme for Children 10 - 17 years



1st International Synod of People with Down Syndrome


The 1st International Synod of people with Down syndrome will take place on Wednesday 19th August the day before the main Congress begins.

The purpose of the Synod is to give adults and young people with Down syndrome an opportunity to meet their peers from across the globe and to discuss issues that affect their daily lives.

The topics that will be discussed at the Synod are:
· Employment Opportunities
· Living in the Community

Read more: 1st International Synod of People with Down Syndrome