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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome

July 2020 | National Consortium - DSMIG-USA, Global, LuMind-IDSC, NDSC, NDSS, NTG

The Q&A on COVID-19 and Down Syndrome resource is no longer being updated. Please see the COVID-19 & Down Syndrome Resource developed by the national consortium.

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. 

Current Version

Expanded Version (7/30/2020)
Abbreviated Version (7/30/2020)


Previous Versions

Expanded Version (4/27/2020)
Abbreviated Version (4/27/2020)
Expanded Version (3/26/2020) 


Abbreviated Version (3/26/2020) 



To see all our resources on COVID-19, please visit this link.

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.