Individuals with Down Syndrome are exceptional. We believe that they can and will excel in our communities. Together, we can make their world a brighter place.
P.A.D.S. members are diverse. Everyone is welcome. We share one vision--a world for individuals with Down Syndrome where limitless potential is accepted, expected and embraced.
Over the past twenty years, P.A.D.S. has become a key player among disability groups, pioneered educational changes, created numerous opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, and most importantly, reached out to countless individuals with Down syndrome and their families to offer emotional, social and educational support.
P.A.D.S. is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Congress and the National Down Syndrome Society. P.A.D.S. also has strong partnerships with many statewide agencies and advocacy groups. In 2008 P.A.D.S. became a member of NRCA Alabama.