On March 26, 2020, a Q&A on COVID-19 and Down syndrome was completed by a consortium of national Down syndrome organizations: the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA), Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global), LuMind IDSC Foundation (LuMind IDSC), National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS), and National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG). Updated versions were completed on April 27, 2020 and July 30, 2020.
The resource was reviewed by numerous clinicians, advocacy organizations, and family members of individuals with Down syndrome. It is available in English and Spanish. The links below take you to the Q&A documents on the NDSS website.
Expanded Version (7/30/2020)
Abbreviated Version (7/30/2020)
Expanded Version (4/27/2020)
Abbreviated Version (4/27/2020)
Expanded Version (3/26/2020)
Abbreviated Version (3/26/2020)