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Another fun week of PLAY Events! โšพ๏ธ This week our team attended the @twins and @tigers events focused on health and baseball! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸŒŸWe are sad that we are wrapping up the 2019 PLAY session ๐Ÿ˜ข We just love working with @insidepbats, @thethf, @rudermanfdn and @henryschein! ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™

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Summer Sundays are always happy days! We are looking forward to an exciting week here at NDSS! Do you have any big plans for this week?

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Tuesday means that itโ€™s not Monday anymore!!! ๐Ÿ’ซ What are some goals you have for today?

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We are so excited to announce Kandi Pickard as our new President and CEO! Congratulations, Kandi - we are so lucky to have you! We know as a leader and parent in our community you will continue to expand our organization and help us achieve great things.

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Our 2019 CARING with Congress was an incredible success! With over 100 people in attendance, we want to say thank you to all of the family members, NDSS supporters, and Members of Congress who were vital in ensuring that this yearโ€™s CARING was a fun-filled night. We canโ€™t thank you enough for your steadfast support as you walk alongside us in the fight for the rights and inclusion of our friends and family with Down syndrome. Hereโ€™s to another great year of new friendships, new legislation, and new success!

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โ€ผ๏ธ We have such an exciting day planned โ€ผ๏ธ Be sure to stay tuned to our Instagram story today as we join @espn in following @mckeonkay on Capitol Hill to catch a glimpse of a day in the life of a lobbyist with Down syndrome. Itโ€™s going to be so fun!

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Thank you @edwinpittitv and @noticiasdc for stopping in today! We had a great time talking about the goals of NDSS, who we are as an organization, and our mission to end #LawSyndrome. Be sure to check out our story to catch a glimpse of what went on behind the scenes!

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If youโ€™ve ever wanted to see YOUR picture featured in Times Square, you still have until midnight tonight to submit your favorite picture of yourself laughing, dancing, adventuring, or doing whatever else makes you happy! Swipe to see some of our incredible submissions, and get ready to be inspired! The link is in our bio!

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We have good friends and good snacks...what more do you need? Join the fun, maybe grab an ice pop, and invite a friend to follow us!

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Posted @withrepost โ€ข @pickard05 PLAY day in @clevelanddotcom! So much fun learning about healthy habits and baseball drills with my friends Sawyer and Abby! Big thank you to @shane_bieber and the @indians for an incredible day! Always great to share the day with our partners @thethf @henryschein @insidepbats @rudermanfdn! See you tomorrow at @kcroyals! @ndssorg #letsplayball

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Throwback to last week when @louisiana_gov signed Evieโ€™s Law! Named after @extraevielove, this bill prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability for organ transplants! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’› Thank you to the AMAZING members of the Down syndrome community across Louisiana who helped pass this bill that improves the quality of life of people with Down syndrome!

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Congrats to Elliot who was in his 3rd Grade Spelling Bee! His mom is a member of #TeamNDSS and Run for 3.21 veteran!๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฅ‡ Although he didnโ€™t take home the trophy๐Ÿ†, he is one of the top spellers in his grade! ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ’ฅ

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Ashley Helsing, NDSS Director of Government Relations, traveled to WA to celebrate the signing of a bill that bans organ-transplant discrimination for individuals with intellectual disabilities! NDSS was thrilled to work with advocates in WA to pass this crucial legislation Visit https://bit.ly/2I5YgEq to learn more about how you can change the laws in your state!

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Sam and Seth are ready to play today at the 2๏ธโƒฃnd Annual @zstacy_ NDSS All ๐ŸŒŸ Clinic! ๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

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Posted @withrepost โ€ข @sarahartweir Thank YOU @nycgigisplayhouse for such an incredible honor! ๐Ÿฅ‡ Itโ€™s been a privilege advocating along side @johnscrazysocks ๐Ÿงฆ and being part of collaborations like @nycgigisplayhouse + @ndssorg. Hereโ€™s to lots more advocacy ahead in #Kansas ๐ŸŒป, across the country ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ and the globe ๐ŸŒŽ!

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Thank you so much to everyone who came out to our First Annual @j_crowd80 NDSS All-Star Clinic at Duke on Saturday! ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸˆWe are so grateful to work with @j_crowd80 to make this event a reality! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’› ๐Ÿ“ธ: @_joshuamacphotography_

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@vernondavis85 strikes a pose at our First Annual @j_crowd80 NDSS All-Star Clinic! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿˆ

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Where will the 3rd #NDSSAdultSummit be? Swipe to find out! ๐ŸŒต๐Ÿ”œ

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Self-advocates taking a few minutes to tell the whole room what self-advocacy means to them! So inspiring! #NDSSAdultSummit

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Amazing Day 1 at the #NDSSAdultSummit!

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Laurie VanderPloeg, Director for the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), closes out the #NDSSAdultSummit Day 1! (Visit our FB page to rewatch the FB LIVE recording!)

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So many happy memories being captured this weekend! Be sure to tag @ndssorg & use #NDSSadultsummit to share w/us your ๐Ÿ“ธ

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We may be talking about adults this weekend, but we all get ๐Ÿ˜ป when we see babies! #NDSSadultsummit

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Congrats @justcharliefrench - be sure to give him a follow & check out his amazing art!

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Full house for the #ndssadultsummit lunch & awards!

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Congrats @johnscrazysocks for being named the newest @ndssorg board member!

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Meeting so many advocates! #ndssadultsummit

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Looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend at the #ndssadultsummit

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We are expecting more than 400 participants this year at the #ndssadultsummit

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Our #NDSS DC team wishes you a happy Valentineโ€™s Day! โค๏ธ We are sending you lots of love for supporting the Down syndrome community every day! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŽ‰

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We have a contest you will Lโค๏ธVE happening on our Facebook this #ValentinesDay! Head to our page to get in on the SWEET fun! ๐Ÿญ . . . . #downsyndrome #ndss #love

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We need YOUR help to END #LawSyndrome.โŒ Check out our 40th Anniversary video๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ which shows how self-advocates are fighting back against prejudice. Watch the video now: Link in Bio

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We are having a terrific time at our Buddy Walkยฎ Conference in New Orleans! Thank you to all of our hard-working Organizers!

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Sean is the @ndssbuddywalk. YOU are the @ndssbuddywalk! #Repost @sean_from_born_this_way ใƒปใƒปใƒป Iโ€™ve been to 32 Buddy Walks in 10 States so I wanted to do a shirt that says โ€œI Am The Buddy Walkโ€ and @ndssorg was cool and let me do it with their new Buddy Walk logo and itโ€™s on my website now I did a big reveal at the Buddy Walk Conference last night in New Orleans @ndssorg @sarahartweir #buddywalk #buddywalkconference

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We are having a remarkable evening here at #C21Nola with our partners at @dsagno! Our self-advocates are busy showing our guests that they are Ready, Willing and ABLE to work. ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฝ #LawSyndrome #DSWORKS

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Our self-advocates are the backbone of this unique dining experience at #C21NOLA! Each are Ready, Willing and ABLE to work! It is time ๐Ÿ•ฐ to end #LawSyndrome once & for all!

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Itโ€™s go time! ๐ŸŽ‰ We are thrilled to officially kick off our #C21NOLA event. Be sure to keep up with NDSS on Facebook to follow along; we will be going LIVE later this evening ๐Ÿฝ #LawSyndrome #DSWORKS

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The tables are filling up at #C21NOLA. The evening will be packed with inspiring conversations from local VIPs, distinguished guests, and industry leaders. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿฝ #LawSyndrome #DSWORKS

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Our local NOLA self-advocates are ready to go! Be sure to stay tuned to see how the evening unfolds. #C21NOLA #DSWORKS

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The doors ๐Ÿšชof the #WWIIMuseum are about to open for #C21NOLA. Our self-advocates are excited to show our guests that they are Ready, Willing and ABLE to work! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’› #LawSyndrome #DSWORKS

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Guess what is happening tonight? #C21NOLA will soon open its doors!

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We canโ€™t think of a better place to host our 2019 @ndssbuddywalk Organizers Conference but NOLA! โšœ๏ธ #Repost @ndssbuddywalk ใƒปใƒปใƒป @ndssorg is excited to be in New Orleans with our #BuddyWalk Organizers celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Buddy Walkยฎ Program ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›Weโ€™re unveiling our new Buddy Walkยฎ handbooks, video training and logo!

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We want YOU to celebrate #WDSD2019 ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™ in a healthy way with NDSS! Our Racing for 3.21 event is a FREE virtual race that allows you to raise awareness at any time โฑ, any place ๐Ÿž, at any pace! ๐Ÿ’ฅ Are you signing up? ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™‚๏ธ https://www.classy.org/event/racing-for-3-21-on-world-down-syndrome-day-2019/e197599

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NDSS was a proud sponsor of @kcdsg Keys to Success conference today! Our team gave updates on the research being done in the Down syndrome community! ๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’™

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#Repost @sarahartweir ใƒปใƒปใƒป @ndssorg was VERY proud to be present to the U.S. Helsinki Commission today... on the topic โ€” A TRULY INCLUSIVE SOCIETY: ENCOURAGING THE ABILITY IN DISABILITY ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ›โญ๏ธ โ€œAt the National Down Syndrome Society, we believe that no matter your differences or abilities you should have a fair shot at the American Dream...โ€ โญ๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ› #Downsyndrome #endlawsyndrome #humanrights

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The #ndsstribe is enjoy some quality team bonding on our train back from the @ndssbuddywalk #NYCBW2018!

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Just SOME of the 500+ people with Down syndrome featured in our Times Square Video today! THANK YOU @clearchanneloutdoor for donating mint 1 BUT 2 screens to us. Now... on to Central Park!!!!!

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Packet pickup is going on until 9PM!! Come stop by the @westinnewyorktimessquare to pick up your packet!! #NYCBW2018 โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’›

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Time is RUNNING (pun definitely intended) out to register to run the @marinecorpsmarathon with #TeamNDSS! Check out the link in our bio to learn more! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ #RunwithNDSS #MCM

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Playin Ball with the @brewers! #PLAYwithNDSS โšพ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฏ To see more of our PLAY event today- check out our Instagram story!