Buddy Walk®

Buddy Walk® is a family-friendly event open to all children and adults with Down Syndrome, their families, friends and thousands of local supporters.


Fast Facts on Buddy Walk ®

  • Most widely recognized public awareness event for the Down syndrome community
  • Buddy Walk ® first began in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) with 17 events across the country
  • Today, Buddy Walk® is the largest fundraising and awareness event for Down Syndrome Indiana

Get Involved with Buddy Walk®

Register your family ream today to make a huge impact in the lives of individuals with Down Syndrome.

Register Now!

Other Programs


Down syndrome Indiana offers support at every age. Programs and services include:

  • Awareness Presentations
  • Buddy Walk®
  • Community Support Groups
  • D.A.D.S.
  • Educator Resources
  • First Call
  • Information and Resource Referrals
  • Mom’s Night Out
  • New Parent Packets
  • One-day Conference
  • Public Policy Advocacy
  • Self-Advocate Activities

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