Down Syndrome Education International

Down Syndrome Education International

Charity information

Down Syndrome Education International

Down Syndrome Education International improves educational outcomes for children with Down syndrome through original scientific research and evidence-based publications and services.

Founded 1986

  • Mission statement

    Down Syndrome Education International's mission is to improve educational outcomes for children with Down syndrome. We focus on delivering measurable improvements in speech, language, literacy, maths, memory and social development.

    Our scientific research advances understanding of the children’s development and learning difficulties and evaluates new teaching approaches. Our services empower families, teachers and therapists with the knowledge and tools needed to offer children with Down syndrome highly effective support.

    Each year, we help more than 150,000 people in over 180 countries.

  • Aims

    Down Syndrome Education International aims to:

    • To improve educational outcomes for children with Down syndrome
  • Overview

    Established: July 1986

    Registered Charity Number: 1062823

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 11

    Phone number: 0300 330 0750

    Address: 6 Underley Business Centre Kirkby Lonsdale Cumbria LA6 2DY

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  • Hear what I say!

    It is often difficult to understand what children with Down syndrome are saying, and this ... More