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Down Syndrome

Advocacy Awards

DSPNT will be accepting nominations for our 4th Annual Down Syndrome Advocacy Awards through March 3, 2023.  All nominations will be considered by a panel of DSPNT employees and board members and all nominees will be notified regardless of whether they receive an award.  Your nomination may remain anonymous.  A portion of your nomination may be read aloud and used in press releases and other event materials at our ceremony on Sunday, March 19th at Texas Live in Arlington.  You may nominate one person for each category.

Parent/Caregiver – This individual has shown leadership as a caregiver or parent of someone with Down syndrome.  This individual has gone above and beyond as an advocate for the entire Down syndrome community.


Volunteer – This individual has gone above and beyond giving of their time and talent to support DSPNT at either our special events, programs, or fundraisers.


Educator – This educator has shown leadership in the classroom by advocating for inclusion and the educational rights of all children.


Self-Advocate – This is an individual with Down syndrome who has displayed strong characteristics of leadership, advocacy, and engagement while promoting the abilities of all people with Down syndrome.

Business - This is a business that has gone above and beyond to show support of the Ds Community.


To nominate someone, please complete the form at the link below.  Deadline for nominations is midnight on March 3, 2023.

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