National Down Syndrome Society

National Down Syndrome Society


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United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceNational advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome. They envision a world in which all people with Down Syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of like, realized their life aspirations and become valued members of welcoming communities.

Provides information and referral via a toll-free Helpline and email service. Also produce print materials on Down syndrome including A Promising Future Together: A guide for new and expectant parents, Aging and Down Syndrome: A health and well-being guidebook, NDSS Brochure and Get to Know Me Poster and Lesson Plan. With the exception of the poster and lesson plan, all publications are available in both English and Spanish.
Geographical AreaNationwide; Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenTranslation service that can be accessed in over 150 languages
EligibilityIndividuals with Down Syndrome and their families
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Helpline: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 800-221-4602
Contact's Email info@ndss.org
Physical Site Address 1 8 East 41 Street
Physical Site Address 2 Eighth Floor
Physical Site City, State, Zip New York, NY 10017
Main Phone 800-221-4602
Other Phone 212-460-9330
Web Address www.ndss.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: National Down Syndrome Society
Affiliated Program: National Down Syndrome Society
This Service: National Down Syndrome Society
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Down Syndrome (YF-3000.2560)
Medical Information Lines (TJ-3200.5000)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)