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Jyotisho Yoddhas – Our Warriors who bring in light to brighten our World - Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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Jyotisho Yoddhas

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. It is a time to celebrate those with Down syndrome and educate the world about all of the things children and adults with Down syndrome can do. This month we present to you these Yoddhas who have proved that the world is a better place because of them.

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The Jyotisho Yoddha for the day

Aastha came to this beautiful world on 5th August 1988 and on 7th itself we were informed by the Doctor that she is Mongol child. The word was never heard by any one in our family. We were told that all her growing parameters will be delayed and she will be dependent on us throughout her life...

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Rekha Maa Wishes you all a Wonderful October

Rekha Maa Wishes you all a Wonderful October

While October is celebrated all over the World as Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we celebrate October as the month of our Jyothisho Yoddhas - Our Warriors Who bring Light into Lives. Not only ours but into the lives of everyone who connects with them.

Listen to Maa as she talks about Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

Important Information




Certificate Course on Down syndrome



IIDSC 2020 – A virtual meet for all parents



4th India International Down Syndrome Conference 2020


Our vision is to facilitate a nurturing and supporting environment both within the family and in the society for individuals with Down syndrome and the mission to provide a long term rehabilitative, supportive and therapeutic service for individuals with Down syndrome.

High Lights

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    Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors

    Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors

    October 1 - Tamilnadu presents - The Warriors Who can Do EVERYTHING! And never shy away from a Challenge. Watch them as they break Stereotypes. Enjoy their moves. Warriors never GIVE UP.

    Watch them do what they do best - make you happy!

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    Down syndrome - A message for all

    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Happy to share this video which has the story of Ms. Tejal Shah –A Parent ,Special Educator, An Excellence Award Winner for the cause of Down Syndrome and co-founder of Bangalore Humsafar- a parent support group. The aim of this video is to spread awareness and information on the work being done for the cause of Down Syndrome in India especially with Down syndrome Federation of India.

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    Keeping the Faith – S. Ramnath

    Keeping the Faith – S. Ramnath

    Ramnath was born just a day before World Down Syndrome Day and as a person with Down syndrome, he never let anything come in the way of his journey towards success.

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    Eustress yourself – FB Live Chat with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran, President, DSFI

    Eustress yourself – FB Live Chat with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran, President, DSFI

    Nayi Disha organized an FB Live session with Dr. Surekha Ramachandran where she spoke about the importance of de-stress. Parents, especially having children with special needs tend to feel more stressed than others. ...

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    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Journey from Media to being a Mother

    Ms. Shivani Dhillon was a successful TV news anchor. Having been associated with the best names in the media industry including BBC, Aaj Tak and News Today, Shivani took a break from the industry because she wanted to focus on the development of her children...

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    PREPARING JIJO FOR A MAGAZINE INTERVIEW!

    Sharing a big moment of Jijo!

    One of the leading magazines in the UK (Enable Magazine) about the differently-abled features #SuperheroJijo in their March-April issue! It is a proud moment for Down syndrome in India. It not only proves that our children can do wonders, but also that they can get recognition from anywhere in the world.

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    Yoga for Everyone!

    Yoga for Everyone!

    The lockdown has been a period that has made us all inward looking. And in that process we have got a lot of videos that are being sent. We intend to share it with all of you through the Youtube Channel for the Federation. Do keep it in your favorites to keep watching our activities.

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    Ms. Unnati Surana speaks about the Quarantine

    Ms. Unnati Surana speaks about the Quarantine

    Ms. Unnathi Surana has a message that is relevant to all of us. She voices the feelings of not only the Federation but each one of us.. Do listen to it.

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    A message of hope from Alan - ALAN T21 Welfare Trust

    A message of hope from Alan - ALAN T21 Welfare Trust

    Today it is 30 Days since the Lockdown. A message of Hope for a better tomorrow from Mr. Alan Joseph, a person with Down syndrome on behalf of the Down Syndrome Federation of India.

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    Government has regulations for persons with disability during the lockdown. How many follow it?

    Government has regulations for persons with disability during the lockdown. How many follow it?

    Disability and Covid-19: Government issues protective guidelines With the leadership and help of some dedicated disabled persons and their organizations, the Central Government has invoked Section 8 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

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    Newzhook is celebrating Down syndrome..and how?

    Newzhook is celebrating Down syndrome..and how?

    #CelebratingDownSyndrome - stories of inspiring people from across India who show us the power of Down syndrome every single day.

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    Celebrating Down syndrome with Rekha Maa.

    Celebrating Down syndrome with Rekha Maa.

    Tough and compassionate, Dr Rekha, Co-founder of Down Syndrome Federation of India has personally touched the lives of many parents having a child with Down syndrome.

Parents Guide

Downsyndrome Handbook

Super Mom

Meet Babli

Programs

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INTERVENTION

The Down Syndrome Federation of India..

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YOGA

Yoga has become one of the most...

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THERAPIES

Therapies are an integral part of any..

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COUNSELING

Down syndrome, though the most..

  • thumb1 Amarjit Singh Anand

    Dear Dr. Rekha, Greetings! I thank you for all you have given us for our cause, a never forgettable memories at the get together at your place. I carried with me great new ideas, experience and learned how to move to achieve the ultimate goal which one can learn only in such gatherings with interaction. Read more

  • thumb1 Esther Thomas

    Dear Sandhya, Thank u very much for all the hospitality shown towards us. We had a memorable evening with all of u. Congrats to Mathru Mandir and all of u , I know u all would have taken a lot of trouble to make this big day happen. Read more

  • thumb1 Vikas Kumar and Kiran

    It was our one of the best decision to visit at your center. Thank you very much for your hospitality and positive response towards us. We were in great dilemma when our daughter Tanvi was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Read more

Important News

Indelible - India's official film for the World Down Syndrome