About DDSC

Dubai Down Syndrome Centre (DDSC) was born with the idea to offer individuals with Down Syndrome a unique, special and safe environment of learning. We are specialized and dedicated organization that provides essential support, resources, and services to individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We focus on independence, life / social skills, confidence, self-esteem and preparation for adulthood. We created a safe and secure environment for our students to strive day by day. Our team of Special Educators are behavior trained therapists who provide care, security and an individual support to our students daily. Our learning environment is designed to meet the individual goals and objectives of students and to facilitate their development through age-appropriate activities. Individualized program is made for every students based on The Assessment of Functional Living Skills and our activities are designed to focus on life skills subjects, integrated academics, and social and communication skills.

We Offer to Our Students

The DDSC offers activities with special teachers: yoga lessons, music lessons, physical exercises. By learning new skills, the students will increase the understanding of the world around them and equip themselves with the tools they need to live a more productive and fulfilling life, finding ways to cope with the challenges they face. We have incorporated an ASDAN Program which provides accredited curriculum courses and regulated qualifications to engage, elevate and empower young individuals with Down Syndrome aged 13 and above in greatest need. Our goal is to achieve meaningful learning outcomes which gives them an opportunity to move forward in life considering independence and employment. After passing each course every student will be eligible for the Certificate provided by ASDAN board.

The beauty of being different is being unique!

Our main goals at DDSC:

  • Vision

    Empowering Individuals with Down syndrome to Flourish and Lead Fulfilled Lives.

  • Mission

    Our mission is to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where individuals with Down syndrome can develop their full potential, gain essential life skills, and become active contributors to their communities. We are committed to providing personalized educational programs, fostering a sense of belonging, and advocating for the rights and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome.

  • Values

    We believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every individual.


We believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. We are dedicated to promoting an inclusive society where individuals with Down syndrome are valued, respected, and integrated into all aspects of community life.


We are committed to empowering individuals with Down syndrome to discover their strengths, cultivate their talents, and achieve their aspirations. We provide opportunities for self-expression, decision-making, and personal growth.


We believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork. We work closely with families, educators, therapists, and the wider community to create a supportive network that enhances the overall well-being of individuals with Down syndrome.


We strive for excellence in all our programs and services. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality educational experiences, adopting evidence-based practices, and continuously seeking innovative ways to enhance learning outcomes.


We value the uniqueness of each individual and treat everyone with dignity and respect. We create a safe and compassionate environment where differences are celebrated, and individuals are encouraged to reach their full potential.


We are passionate advocates for the rights and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. We work tirelessly to raise awareness, challenge stereotypes, and promote policies that create a more inclusive and equitable society.

Family-centered Approach

We recognize the essential role of families in the development and well-being of individuals with Down syndrome. We collaborate closely with families, providing support, guidance, and resources to help them navigate the journey.

Continuous Learning

We believe in lifelong learning and professional development. We continuously strive to enhance our expertise, stay updated on best practices, and adapt our programs to meet the evolving needs of our students.