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My Great Story

Featured ImageThe My Great Story campaign is the largest NDSS public awareness initiative. The goal of the campaign is to ignite a new way of thinking about people with Down syndrome by sharing stories written by and about them. All are welcome to participate in the campaign, by sharing a story or voting and commenting on the stories already in the collection. There over 600 stories written by self-advocates, their family members, friends, teachers, coworkers, coaches and anyone else who has a positive story to share about someone with Down syndrome.

  1. Virtual Storybook

    Virtual StorybookCheck out the My Great Story campaign's unique online storybook! Read, comment and vote on the stories in the collection.

  2. Submit Your Great Story

    Submit Your Great StoryAre you inspired by someone with Down syndrome? Share your story!

  3. My Great Story Video Project

    My Great Story Video ProjectThe NDSS My Great Story Video Project features 10 short videos based on submitted stories to the NDSS My Great Story public awareness campaign.

  4. My Great Story of the Week

    My Great Story of the WeekEach week one story is chosen to as the My Great Story of the Week. Check out the featured stories!

  5. Media & Press Materials

    Media & Press MaterialsThere are several ways to share the My Great Story public awareness campaign! Whether you’re spreading the word to local press or others who might be interested in sharing a story, voting or commenting, everyone can participate in the My Great Story campaign.

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • My Great Story
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors