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Empowering Individuals
To significantly improve the quality of life and scale of dreams for children and
adults with down syndrome & their allies.
Buddy Walk 2024
Empowering Individuals – Mobile
To significantly improve the quality of life and scale of dreams for children and
adults with down syndrome & their allies.
Buddy Walk 2024 – Mobile
Providing the funding needed for RGDSN to fulfill its mission to empower individuals with Down syndrome and their families through advocacy, education, and support. Learn more!
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About Us

Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network

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

Save the Date – Sept 21st

Buddy Walk 2024

2024 Buddy Walk Web Graphics Save The Date Social

Join the Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network as we unite for a common cause and raise funds for the 2024 RGDSN Buddy Walk®.

Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today! Help us spread the word; all are welcome for our day of celebration!

Buddy Walk 2024
2024 Buddy Walk Web Graphics Save The Date Social

How to Give

Donors like you help us grow

Your donation assists us in changing the lives of individuals and their families who rely on and utilize Rio Grande Down Syndrome Network’s services, programs, and resources throughout the year.

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News & Announcements

Keep up to date with news and happenings within our community and beyond.

  • NDSS Conference In Washington, DC

    NDSS Conference in Washington, DC

    A letter from Lena Armstrong-Strober, RGDSN Advocacy Committee Chair On March 20th and 21st I was fortunate to attend the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Conference in Washington, DC. It was extra special that I had a member/mother from New Mexico join me, Vanessa Asencio. On March 20th, we spentRead More

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    A letter from Lena Armstrong-Strober, RGDSN Advocacy Committee Chair On March 20th and 21st I was fortunate to attend the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) Conference in Washington, DC. It was extra special that I had a member/mother from New Mexico join me, Vanessa Asencio. On March 20th, we spentRead More

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    April Events (Including our Gala!)

    Mark your calendars and get ready for a boot scootin’ boogie good time with RGDSN’s Denim & Diamonds Gala! Our 3rd Annual Benefit Gala will be held at Sheraton Uptown on April 20th! Have members of the community interested in sponsoring our event or supporting through attendance? Please share this opportunity them!Read More

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    Mark your calendars and get ready for a boot scootin’ boogie good time with RGDSN’s Denim & Diamonds Gala! Our 3rd Annual Benefit Gala will be held at Sheraton Uptown on April 20th! Have members of the community interested in sponsoring our event or supporting through attendance? Please share this opportunity them!Read More

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  • Spring 2024 Post Secondary Scholarship (1)

    Spring 2024 Post-Secondary Scholarship

    Spring Applications for RGDSN’s Post-Secondary Scholarship are Now Open Applications are open for the Spring 2024 RGDSN Post-Secondary Scholarship, offering financial assistance to adults with Down syndrome who wish to enroll in a class or program that will build life skills, lead to greater opportunities for employment, support independent living, or in some otherRead More

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    Spring Applications for RGDSN’s Post-Secondary Scholarship are Now Open Applications are open for the Spring 2024 RGDSN Post-Secondary Scholarship, offering financial assistance to adults with Down syndrome who wish to enroll in a class or program that will build life skills, lead to greater opportunities for employment, support independent living, or in some otherRead More

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