First Downs for Down Syndrome (FDFDS) partners
with the Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Line to promote a greater
awareness of individuals with Down syndrome. FDFDS provides a
significant portion of the budget necessary to operate the
Children's Mercy Down Syndrome Clinic, and is committed to ensuring
the Clinic's long-term viability. First Downs raises money through
their annual fundraising events.
Phone: (913) 722-2499.
Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City
is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide support
and resources for individuals of all ages with Down syndrome and
Phone: (913) 384-4848.
Adults with Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic
at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Phone: (913) 588-1915
Mission Project enables capable adults with
Down syndrome and other developmental or cognitive disabilities the
opportunity to live independently and safely in the community with
American Academy of Pediatrics
2011 Revision of the Health Supervision Guidelines (pdf) for children with Down syndrome
National Down Syndrome Congress