The New Hampshire Down Syndrome Association (formerly named the Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress) was formed in 1988 as a voluntary, non-profit organization of families, professionals, and others who are interested in developing and sharing knowledge and the experience of Down Syndrome.

The mission of the New Hampshire Down Syndrome Association is to help all people with Down syndrome live to their fullest potential and enhance their quality of life while bringing about awareness of Down syndrome to our friends and neighbors.

NHDSA supports parents and families and acts as a constant resource for information.

NHDSA strives to promote inclusivity in all settings, and all of our activities shall be devoted to the achievement of positive attitudes regarding Down syndrome in the state of New Hampshire.