Our mission is to ensure that every child born with Down syndrome has the opportunity to grow up in a loving family.

Considering an adoption plan?

Considering an adoption planBirth Parents

We know this is a difficult time. Please read more information about the process.


Adoptive Families

We maintain a registry of available families. Please review our process to be included on our registry.

Steps to Adopt

123 StepsJoin our registry

There are many steps to a successful adoption. We’ve got the experience and knowledge to help you through it. There are no fees for any of the services provided by the NDSAN.

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Meet James

Meet James from the state of Washington. James is 12 years old and has Down syndrome. He is a chatty,
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Meet “Jr.”

Meet Jr. from Utah. Alifeleti, who prefers to go by “Jr”, is an affectionate boy who likes to give out
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Meet Ashley

Meet Ashley from Texas. Ashley is a teenager who loves to listen to pop music. She is diagnosed with Down
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