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National Down Syndrome Congress 45th Annual Convention - Livin' the Dream

Thu, Jul 20, 2017: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

DATES: 7/20-7/23.

NDSC Convention attendees will be “Livin’ The Dream” at the Sacramento Convention Center where nearly 4,000 people, from 19 countries, and over 1000 people from California will converge to celebrate our 45th Sapphire Anniversary Year. 

The event includes

  • 9 Pre-Conference sessions
  • an Educator Conference
  • 15 Sharing Sessions
  • 85 Workshops
  • 118 speakers
  • an African-American Lunch & Learn
  • a national Affiliate Leadership track
  • an Adult-Sibling Track
  • an Educators Conference
  • a Welcome Reception
  • an Affiliate Reception
  • a Plenary Session
  • a Brothers & Sisters Conference
  • a Youth & Adult Conference
  • a Film festival
  • a large Sapphire Celebration Banquet
  • 2 dances
  • a Grandparents Breakfast
  •  A Spanish-speaking track and workshops
  • simultaneous translation
  • a large Exhibit Hall
  • and many other wonderful experiences to be involved in!

PARENTS: Learn from the best, as internationally known experts come to Sacramento to share their knowledge across the life span of individuals with DS.

YOUTH & SELF-ADVOCATES: Join hundreds of children, teens and self-advocates from across the world to interact, learn, share, become empowered and have an amazing time!

SIBLINGS: Share and learn alongside your peers, from each other, as well as from professionals.

PROFESSIONALS AND EDUCATORS:  Garner CEU & CME while working and learning alongside the best in this field from around the world, and Sign-up for our EDUCATORS CONFERENCE

Check out our website for more information:  http://www.ndsccenter.org

Thu, Jul 20, 2017: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J St, Sacramento
95814 Sacramento , CA
Fee description: 

See website for fees.

Contact name: 
Kathy Edwards, Development Director for the National Down Syndrome Congress
Contact phone: 
(404) 242-3640
Contact email: