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The difference between Ordinary

and Extraordinary is the little

“Extra”
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My smile is sure

to make your

day
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I am not awesome,

I am awe

”lots”!
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Together we help

this world become more

beautiful

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We believe that with your support we can make a visible difference to the lives of many at the Down syndrome Association of India

Recent Events

Winners of the DSFI Catchy Caption Contest

DSFI thanks all you parents for the beautiful photographs sent. Every child whose photo we received is a winner. However, we had to select 1 which would be the best. But our judges were unable to do so. Finally with a heavy heart, they selected 4 (Riya S, Nisarg Sunilbhai Chaudhari, Nieva I S & Chinmayi Diwanmal)that they felt reflected the strengths of our children.

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DSFI Online Course

DSFI Online Course

For the online course for Down syndrome being conducted by the Down Syndrome Federation of India in association with IRC Bangalore and Ms. Tejal Shah , we have been trying to make the course as interactive and practical as possible.

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Jyotisho Yoddhas

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. It is a time to celebrate those with Down syndrome and educate the world about all of the things children and adults with Down syndrome can do. This month we present to you these Yoddhas who have proved that the world is a better place because of them.

Important Information




Certificate Course on Down syndrome



IIDSC 2020 – A virtual meet for all parents



4th India International Down Syndrome Conference 2020


Our vision is to facilitate a nurturing and supporting environment both within the family and in the society for individuals with Down syndrome and the mission to provide a long term rehabilitative, supportive and therapeutic service for individuals with Down syndrome.

High Lights

  • With us, anything is Possible

    People have started taking notice of persons with Down syndrome. There is more awareness about Down syndrome than what was seen earlier. Today, another triathlete with down syndrome has proved that “down syndrome” is just a nomenclature. Nothing can stop them from achieving what they want. Chris Nikic from Florida has become the 1st person with Down syndrome to finish Ironman. Ironman is not an easy task. The video below shows the grit and determination that won this star his Ironman title.

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    A child is free

    A child is free

    This child from Bilaspur Mauli is a happy go lucky girl. She got a severe tooth ache and guess who helped her?

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    A Mom Shares her Story

    A Mom Shares her Story

    This October Awareness Month we would like to share a story of how we as a family can support each other. Here is a mother from Bilaspur who shares the story of how our Family works.

    Listen to Maa as she talks about Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

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    An incident that changed my LIFE

    An incident that changed my LIFE

    A young girl Tamanna Rupapra a typical 13 year old girl was asked to write an essay on ' an incident which changed my life' in school. She has a 5 year old brother with Down syndrome. She has witnessed the family undergoing all the joys and difficult times they faced with their child with Down syndrome.

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    Rekha Maa Wishes you all a Wonderful October

    Rekha Maa Wishes you all a Wonderful October

    While October is celebrated all over the World as Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we celebrate October as the month of our Jyothisho Yoddhas - Our Warriors Who bring Light into Lives. Not only ours but into the lives of everyone who connects with them.

    Listen to Maa as she talks about Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

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    Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors

    Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors

    October 1 - Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors Who can Do EVERYTHING! And never shy away from a Challenge. Watch them as they break Stereotypes. Enjoy their moves. Warriors never GIVE UP.

    Watch them do what they do best - make you happy!

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    Down syndrome - A message for all

    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Happy to share this video which has the story of Ms. Tejal Shah –A Parent ,Special Educator, An Excellence Award Winner for the cause of Down Syndrome and co-founder of Bangalore Humsafar- a parent support group. The aim of this video is to spread awareness and information on the work being done for the cause of Down Syndrome in India especially with Down syndrome Federation of India.

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    Keeping the Faith – S. Ramnath

    Keeping the Faith – S. Ramnath

    Ramnath was born just a day before World Down Syndrome Day and as a person with Down syndrome, he never let anything come in the way of his journey towards success.

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    Eustress yourself – FB Live Chat with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran, President, DSFI

    Eustress yourself – FB Live Chat with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran, President, DSFI

    Nayi Disha organized an FB Live session with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran where she spoke about the importance of de-stress. Parents, especially having children with special needs tend to feel more stressed than others. ...

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    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Ms. Shivani Dhillon was a successful TV news anchor. Having been associated with the best names in the media industry including BBC, Aaj Tak and News Today, Shivani took a break from the industry because she wanted to focus on the development of her children...

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    PREPARING JIJO FOR A MAGAZINE INTERVIEW!

    Sharing a big moment of Jijo!

    One of the leading magazines in the UK (Enable Magazine) about the differently-abled features #SuperheroJijo in their March-April issue! It is a proud moment for Down syndrome in India. It not only proves that our children can do wonders, but also that they can get recognition from anywhere in the world.

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    Yoga for Everyone!

    Yoga for Everyone!

    The lockdown has been a period that has made us all inward looking. And in that process we have got a lot of videos that are being sent. We intend to share it with all of you through the Youtube Channel for the Federation. Do keep it in your favorites to keep watching our activities.

Parents Guide

Downsyndrome Handbook

Super Mom

Meet Babli

Programs

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INTERVENTION

The Down Syndrome Federation of India..

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YOGA

Yoga has become one of the most...

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THERAPIES

Therapies are an integral part of any..

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COUNSELING

Down syndrome, though the most..

  • thumb1 Amarjit Singh Anand

    Dear Dr. Rekha, Greetings! I thank you for all you have given us for our cause, a never forgettable memories at the get together at your place. I carried with me great new ideas, experience and learned how to move to achieve the ultimate goal which one can learn only in such gatherings with interaction. Read more

  • thumb1 Esther Thomas

    Dear Sandhya, Thank u very much for all the hospitality shown towards us. We had a memorable evening with all of u. Congrats to Mathru Mandir and all of u , I know u all would have taken a lot of trouble to make this big day happen. Read more

  • thumb1 Vikas Kumar and Kiran

    It was our one of the best decision to visit at your center. Thank you very much for your hospitality and positive response towards us. We were in great dilemma when our daughter Tanvi was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Read more

Important News

Indelible - India's official film for the World Down Syndrome