Ibero-American Down Syndrome Association

Asociación Iberoamericanas para el Sindrome de Down

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1987-09 Mexico City Mexico


Sep 1987, Mexico City (Mexico), during 3rd International Down Syndrome Symposium. Previously referred to as Latin American Down Syndrome Association -- Asociación Latinoamericana Sindrome de Down (ALASD). Ceased to exist.


Exchange experience and establish communication among Latin American countries and others of the Third World in different aspects concerning Down syndrome; advocate respect for human rights for persons with Down syndrome; develop research in medical, psychological and educational areas; promote all relevant scientific research; advise and inform parents of individuals with Down syndrome and schools and parent groups involved so as to achieve integral educational programs for individuals with Down syndrome; provide economic and/or technical support to professionals carrying out research in the field.


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Board of Directors, consisting of Honorary President, President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Director. Vice-Presidencies: Caribbean Basin, Central America, Andean Basin, South America, Brazil. Committees (3) Professional Advisory Committee, consisting of 7 members. International Relations Committee, composed of 3 members. Fund Raising Committee.


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