DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION MONGOLIA (DSAM)

WHO WE ARE

Down Syndrome Association Mongolia (DSAM) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in March 2008 by parents of children with Down Syndrome to support those who live with Down Syndrome through families, community awareness, advocacy and education.

DSAM is the only organization in Mongolia representing and advocating children and adults with Down Syndrome

MISSION:

Rising awareness on Down Syndrome, promoting human rights and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome.

VISION:

People with Down Syndrome are fully included members of Mongolian society and its valued tax payers.

MEMBERS:

220 local families throughout the country raising children with Down Syndrome have been registered by Down Syndrome Association Mongolia (updated on 30 March, 2017).

CHAIR Mr. GANZORIG Vanchig - vganzorig@gmail.com +976-99116663 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Mrs ERDENECHULUUN Chultem, ch.erdene100@gmail.com - +976-99991604 DSAM BOARD MEMBERS: ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS
  • Early Intervention Center for kids aged 0-6
  • School-Year Students in UB special schools
  • Young Adults’ Life Skills and Vocational Training Program
  • Monthly seminars for parents and caregivers
  • Educational and Medical Professionals’ Support Group
PUBLIC AWARENESS & ADVOCACY
  • World Down Syndrome Day / March 21
  • International Children’s Day / June 1
  • Handbooks on Down Syndrome
  • Participation in Special Olympics movement
  • Cooperation with local and international organizations supporting people with Down Syndrome
  • Social media
PARENTS’ INITIATIVE
  • Summer recreational camp for self-preservation skills
  • Down Syndrome awareness campaigns by parents’ group 46+1
2017 KICK OFF
  • Healthcare unit for DS children in National Center for Maternal and Child Health
  • Development of Evaluation Tools in Early Intervention Center
  • Curriculum and IEP development for school-year children with DS in mainstream school #130
  • Project “Support Center for adults with DS”
  • Outreach programs in provinces
MEMBERSHIP:
  • Down Syndrome International (DSI)
  • Asia-Pacific Down Syndrome Federation (APDSF)
CONTACTS & ADDRESSES: Down Syndrome Association Mongolia (DSAM) Mahatma Gandhi Street -28, suite 1, Khan-Uul District 15, Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia Web; www.dsam.mn (under reconstruction until June 1, 2017) Email: 321dsamongolia@gmail.com Tel: +976-76024321, +976-99991604 WORLD DOWN SYNFDROME DAY 2017