The Annual Lunch Meeting cum Inauguration Ceremony of the New Executive Committee was held at Club One Shatin – RIVERA on 11 January 2020


In view of the situation of COVID-19 inflection, as well as safety and the public health consideration. The Regional Flag Day (Kowloon) was cancelled. More than HK$180 thousand dollars was raised in this Flag Day Fundraising Event.


In view of the outbreak of COVID-19, the World Down Syndrome Day celebration event was put on social media this year! With the sponsorship from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, “Stay Strong, We Decide” — the Most LIKE Photo Contest was organized. A photo with text from our members were shared in HKDSA Facebook Fanspage so as to share their anti-epidemic tips and cheer up for ourselves, family and friends as well as to show the care on both physical and mental health. Up-keeping positive energy and stay healthy even under epidemic!



The regional flag day on Hong Kong Island held on 9 March 2019 with the theme – Mismatched Socks. More than HKD55 thousands donation was raised.

With the sponsorship from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Community Project Grant and the support from Drawtee, Art playground and Faber Castel. An inclusive art exhibition was held on 24 March 2019 at Piazza, K11 Art Mall in Tsim Sha Tsui. Aim at raising the public awareness towards the World Down Syndrome Day as well as promoting the meaning of Mismatched Socks.


With the sponsorship from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, HKDSA Jockey Club Down Syndrome Centre – Jockey Club CreativeLand Programme was moved to Hing Wah (2) Estate, Chai Wan.


Published “The Little Down Syndrome Encyclopedia II” with the sponsorship from the Queen Elizabeth Foundation for the mentally handicapped.


The Thankful Dinner was held at Chi Hong Primary School, sponsored by The Volunteer Chef with Love and The Catering Evangelistic Fellowship so as to express love to parents and caregivers.


Sincerely appreciated the devotion of Forward Motion and all donors, more than HK$700,000 was raised from The 16th Tennis Charity Cup. Such donations were evenly distributed to another beneficiary


The business of the Annual General Meeting was held at Club One Shatin – RIVERA on 23 November 2019, and the New Executive Committee was formed.



On the 30th anniversary of the Association, HKDSA held the “30th Anniversary Singapore Exchange Tour”


HKDSA celebrated the World Down Syndrome day with group of kind volunteer chefs. A 321 Gala Dinner for members and their families was held where 28 tables with around 300 members as well as their families were served with delicious dishes and courtesy services.

“Chinachem X HKDSA – 321 Life Album” project including class of photo taking, photo album making, life and death education talk and reminiscence groups. Participants were encouraged and facilitated to restructure the life journey in a positive and constructive perspective. The project finally ended with a nice and impressive exhibition cum sharing session at Youth Square, Chai Wan.


Joined The Largest Djembe Drum Ensemble organized by The Rotary Club of the Central and broke Guinness World Record.


Participated in The World Down Syndrome Congress 2018 held at Glasgow, Scotland

Upstairs Hotel Training and Internship Programme was co-organized with the UPPER HOUSE.


In collaboration with The University of Hong Kong, and Bosco Hong, together present photography exhibition – “With a Little Something Extra”Talents and dreams of people with Down Syndrome were shown thru camera.



Received a grant from the Hong Kong Government – OGCIO for the development of the “Smart & Fit DS Kids” mobile app.

Launching of Corporate Video for service introduction


Special thanks to SNT pamphlets designed by the students of Department of Social Work and Social Administration, the University of Hong Kong and tutor Ms Heidi HUI.


Collaborated with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the 30th Anniversary Symposium ‘Innovation, Insight & Intervention’ was held successfully.


30th anniversary Icon and slogan competition was held to build up freshness image for the Association


Sir David Tang, KBE left us on 29th August


30th anniversary of The Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association


The Association conferred on Sir David the title of Life Honorary President. Victoria Tang-Owen, Sir David’s daughter inherited the charity works of her later father, becoming new President.


The “SweetieLand” Project has received funding from HSBC via the Community Chest for the period 2016–2019.


The Association was delighted at the opportunity of holding a territory-wide Flag Day on Saturday, 13 February 2016 and we raised more than HK$1 million.


In order to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day 2016, HKDSA held two big events under the theme “Health”. A Health Awareness Day was held at Tung Wah College on 13 March. One-stop health check and assessment services were provided to help raise the health awareness of people with Down Syndrome and other disabilities, their family members as well as the public.

A Lots of Socks Party was held to support the theme “My Friends, My Community” at the Tsing Yi Promenade on 19 March. It was our great honor to invite the Commissioner for Rehabilitation of Labour and Welfare Bureau, Mr David Leung, JP; Assistant Director (Rehabilitation and Medical Social Services), Mr. Fong Kai Leung; Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Mr. Chua Hoi Wai; and the Vice-chairperson of the Association, Mrs. Tong Hui Sim Kiu, Heidi to be the officiating guests to help us raise public awareness of people with Down Syndrome and help build an integrated society.


With support from The Hong Kong Players Limited, HKDSA’s English Speaking Group successfully put on a mini pantomime show ‘Cinderella’ for an audience of nearly a hundred on 6 April 2016 at Grappa’s Cellar in Central. All the proceeds from ‘Cinderella’ will be used by HKDSA for the development of future services and activities.


On 10 May 2016, HKDSA exhibited at the Caring Company Partnership Expo to showcase our different service areas and milestones over the past years in serving people with Down Syndrome/Intellectual disabilities.  The Association also nominated 9 organisations as Caring Companies.

By participating in the Expo, we hope that more people will become aware of our services and pull together different people and resources to continue improving the quality of life for people with Down Syndrome and other disabilities.


On 5th June, the Association held the press release and sharing session on ‘Industrious Adulthood and Positive Ageing for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in the University of Hong Kong.


The Association launches the two-years project namely “The Centre for Active Ageing and Community Inclusion for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities” (AI project) with the sponsorship from Fu Tak Iam Foundation Limited.