Barcelona Down International Conference Children and Their Families: New Realities, New Responses

Foundation activities

9-10 November 2017

Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona (Passeig de la Bonanova, 47, Barcelona)

We are organizing the 17th edition of our international Conference Barcelona Down with the aim of addressing the challenges created by the new realities we are now experiencing. Specialist speakers will analyze the current needs of children and young people with Down syndrome and provide guidance on the best ways to meet those needs.

XII Down Syndrome International Congress

Foundation activities

Our professionals at the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation (FCSD) and other professionals from all over the world will adopt a multidisciplinary approach to reflect on the paradigm shifts and new challenges facing the promotion and care given to the personal autonomy of people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities.

Seminar «Sexuality in people with an intellectual disability»

Foundation activities

In order to understand how sexuality and affective relationships develop according to the construction of the person's identity, this seminar offers the tools required to understand and deal with the sexuality of people with an intellectual disability. Practical cases will be discussed by both pupils and speakers.

4th Down syndrome congress in Monterrey

Other activities

Specialists from all over the world including professionals from the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down will take part in the 4th Down syndrome Congress being held Monterrey from the 18th to the 20th of October.

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Open class

Foundation activities

Basic training for education professionals, based on the needs of the child with DS within the normal school context.

Attendance confirmation


Foundation activities

Enrolment for over 16s courses for people with intellectual disabilities run on the 5th,6th, 12th & 13th of September from 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-18:00, and on the 7th & 14th of September from 10:00-14:00 at the foundation's headquarters.

World Down Syndrome Congress 2012

Foundation activities

Specialists from all over the world including professionals from the Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down and Managing Director, Katy Trias Trueta will take part in the World Down Syndrome Congress being held in Cape Town from the 14th to the 17th of August.