|NNEDSC was formed in 1988 as a voluntary, non-profit organization of families, professionals, and others who are interested in developing and sharing knowledge and the experience of Down Syndrome.|
The mission of the NNEDSC is to help all people with Down syndrome live to their fullest potential and enhance their quality of life while bringing about awareness of Down syndrome to our friends and neighbors.
Donations are used to support our many programs. The First Call program provides a trained volunteer mentor to support parents who have received a Down syndrome diagnosis. It also provides a welcome package to celebrate their new arrival. The Support Grant program has supported approximately 25 families in 2015 with money for educational, medical and therapeutic needs.