History and Archives

Founding

The background to the establishment of EDSA is described in the document EDSA – The Early Years by Professor JA Rondal.


Archive

Documents: essentials 1, 2, 3 and Ethic

EDSA Essentials have been published on the following topics:

EDSA Essentials 1
Identity Document of the European Down Syndrome Association
→ (PDF, 48 KB)

EDSA Essentials 2
Healthcare Guidelines for People with Down Syndrome
→ (PDF, 378 KB)

EDSA Essentials 3
The Person with Down Syndrome: Orientations for Families
→ (PDF, 44 KB)

EDSA Essentials 4
Code of Ethics
→ (PDF, 59 KB)


EDSA Newsletters 2013-2015

News from EDSA-member associations about EU-projects, conferences, interesting activities or new publications.

2015

November → (PDF)
October → 
(PDF)
September 2015 →
(PDF)
July → 
(PDF)
June → 
(PDF)
May 2015
(PDF)
April 2015(PDF)
March 2015(PDF)
February → (PDF)
January 2015
(PDF)

2014

October-November 2014(PDF)
July-August 2014(PDF)
June 2014(PDF)
May 2014(PDF)
April 2014(PDF)
February-March 2014(PDF)
January 2014(PDF)

2013

December 2013(PDF)


Letter of president 2008-2013

EDSA President Cora Halder (2008 – 2014) sent out short newsletters with an overview of activities from board members, interesting facts from the various EDSA associations etc.
You can download these letters from the president here:

December 2011 → (PDF, 221 KB)
May 2011 → (PDF, 740 KB)
January 2011 → (PDF, 637 KB)
August 2010 → (PDF, 248 KB)
April 2010 → (PDF, 421 KB)
March 2010 → (PDF, 247 KB)
November 2009 → (PDF, 193 KB)
June 2009 → (PDF, 375 KB)
April 2009 → (PDF, 223 KB)
January 2009 → (PDF, 245 KB)
December 2008 → (PDF, 180 KB)


EDSA-Newsletters 1990-1998

Between 1990 and 1998 a newsletter was published and distributed by EDSA.

No.11 (Dec 1998) → (PDF, 1,9 MB) 
No.10 
(Jun 1998) → (PDF, 2,2 MB)
No.9 
(Jul 1997) → (PDF, 2,0 MB)
No.8 
(May 1996) → (PDF, 2,4 MB)
No.7 
(Aug 1995) → (PDF, 2,9 MB)
No.6 
(Feb 1995) → (PDF, 2,4 MB)
No.5 
(Apr 1994) → (PDF, 2,4 MB)
No.4 
(Jul 1993) → (PDF, 2,2 MB)
No.3 
(Feb 1993) → (PDF, 2,4 MB)
No.2 
(Jun 1992) → (PDF, 2,8 MB)
No.1 
(Jun 1991) → (PDF, 2,6 MB)
Special Issue 
(Oct 1990) → (PDF, 2,9 MB)