TÜRKİYE DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCİATİON
As the Türkiye Down Syndrome Association;
We support people with Down Syndrome and their families to enable them to establish independent, productive and socially integrated lives in Türkiye.
We provide tools to improve the disability perception of society.
By establishing international liaisons and partnerships,we follow current scientific research about Down syndrome at international level and implement when needed.
We create, develop and execute projects & programmes while leading the development to the future.
TDSA is in direct contact with nearly 7.000 families across Türkiye, and appx. 45,000 people are reached through social media accounts.
Main office is located in Istanbul, with representatives in seven different cities, namely Ankara, Eskişehir, Adıyaman, Tokat, Kastamonu, Adana and İzmir.
TDSA carries its work throughout Türkiye as well as having very active presence and strong ties in the international arena. TDSA focus is on creating changes which may affect the whole country. It supports and shares its knowledge with fellow NGOs and has completed several EU projects.