The Rio Down Syndrome Network is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower individuals with Down syndrome and their families through advocacyeducation and support. We are a collaborative network which seeks to create awareness, assure inclusion, and promote independence in individuals with Down syndrome.


Get Connected

Whether you are a parent, caregiver, family member or self-advocate, you are not alone. There are wonderful people in our network who will offer friendship, information and support.

Follow us on Facebook. Sign-up for our e-newsletter. Join us at one of our upcoming activities.

Latest Announcements

Thank you to everyone who came out on World Down Syndrome Day (3/21) to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome. We had a great time at the Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum at our 1st annual Ballooning For All! Day.


Get Involved

 We offer events and activities throughout the year to bring families and members of the community together for fun and networking. 

Annual events include: World Down Syndrome Day, Night at the Isotopes, Summer Picnic, Buddy Walk and Holiday Party. 

To learn more, check out our Events page.