Downside Up Limited

Approximately 2,500 children with Down syndrome are born in Russia every year. On the average 80% of the parents abandon their babies due to the out-dated medical and social views about their abilities. Downside Up Limited is the British - Russian Charity established with the mission to improve the quality of life for Russian children with Down syndrome. Downside Up's long-range goals include prevention of social orphanhood among children with Down syndrome; working toward development of the state early intervention system for children with Down syndrome in Russia; social adaptation and integration of children with Down syndrome into Russian society. Downside Up keeps all its services to fam...