This Sunday, March 21st, we’re celebrating World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)! To mark this day of global awareness, people all over the world advocate for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of people with Down syndrome. WDSD was first observed by the United Nations in 2012; you can learn more about it here (like the reason it’s celebrated on the 21st day of the third month!).

WDSD centers on a different theme each year, and 2021 is all about how we #CONNECT:

In 2020 around the world, we all had to adapt the ways we connect with each other.  It was a big challenge and many people have been left behind.  But it was an opportunity to find new ways to connect.  This can be a positive outcome from the COVID-19 pandemic.  For WDSD 2021, we want to focus on improving connections to ensure that all people with Down syndrome can CONNECT and participate on an equal basis with others.
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There are a few ways to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day from home! We hope you’ll join us by:


Connect for World Down Syndrome Day
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How are you celebrating World Down Syndrome Day? We’d love to see pictures of you and your kiddo!

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