NDSC 50th Annual Convention - June 23-26, 2022

About The Convention

Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the NDSC Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. However, for nearly all, it is the one-of-a-kind NDSC “giant family reunion” feeling that permeates the convention weekend that brings them back year after year.

2022 Convention At-A-Glance

We’ve received many inquiries about what COVID-19 precautions we’ll be taking in New Orleans this June. Our COVID-19 task force has recommended protocols to keep everyone as safe as possible and be compliant with CDC guidelines and City of New Orleans regulations. We’ll keep this information updated for you. (last updated April 26)

View our COVID-19 Protocols

Who Attends?

The convention week is comprised of several different conferences and programs and is designed for PARENTS and family members, SELF-ADVOCATES (individuals with Down syndrome), PROFESSIONALS, and community ADVOCATES.

General Conference

General Conference

For Parents, Family Members, and Professionals

Youth & Adults Conference

Youth & Adults Conference

For Individuals with Down syndrome ages 15 and older

Siblings Conference

Siblings Conference

For Siblings entering 4th through 12th grade in the upcoming school year

Deep Dive Sessions

Deep Dive Sessions

For General Conference and Youth & Adults Conference Attendees
Registration Add-On

NDSC Advocacy Training Boot Camp

NDSC Advocacy Training Boot Camp

Included with Registration

Keynotes, Special & Social Events and Networking

The convention hosts numerous social events and networking opportunities that are included with all attendee registrations.