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The Specials film - Happy World Down Syndrome Day! - United Kingdom
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 05:00

'The Specials' is a documentary web series following 5 friends with intellectual disabilities who share a house in Brighton. 4 of the housemates - Sam, Hilly, Lucy and Megan - have Down's Syndrome.  The guys have all made a short film...

Getting Active and Getting Involved - United Kingdom
Sat, 03/21/2015 -
07:00 to 11:00

Sheffield Down Syndrome Support Group is supporting and celebrating World Down Syndrome Day, in Sheffield Winter Gardens on March 21st. 

The theme for this year is 'Getting Active and Getting Involved', so please bring photos for...

Celebration of 'Amazing People, Challenging Lives' - United Kingdom
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 09:00

T21 network are celebrating WDSD at Dukinfield Town Hall, Cheshire, UK from 1pm till 6pm. There will be lots of play activities, refreshments and a raffle. There will also be information stands from local services including the Carers...

Gorseland Primary School, Ipswich, Lots of Socks - United Kingdom
Fri, 03/20/2015 - 05:00

Tayler and Mackenzie Harvey-Gibson's Auntie, Mandy sadly died in 2009.  She had Down's syndrome and Tayler and Mackenzie have, for the last 3 years, asked their school to support them in raising awareness of Down's syndrome by donating...

Prize Draw and Bake off - United Kingdom
Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:45 to Sat, 03/21/2015 - 08:45

My little man is now 16 months old. He was born perfect; he was also born with Down syndrome. My son is curious, intelligent, mischievous, and down right gorgeous. Yet negativity associated with the condition is rife. 

I wouldn't...

The Big Step Forward - United Kingdom
Sun, 03/22/2015 - 07:00

Celebrate this year's World Down Syndrome Awareness Week by joining us on our Big Step Forward

The Awareness Week theme is ...

World Down Syndrome Day Skydive - United Kingdom
GoSkydive Jump
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 06:00

This year's WDSD will see 27 brave souls take part in a tandem skydive to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and raise awareness and funds for the Down's Syndrome Association.

It's not too late to join us!  

World Down Syndrome Day Meet and Greet - United Kingdom
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:00

Chris Evans MP (Islwyn) and Chair of the Down’s Syndrome All Party Parliamentary Group is hosting a Meet and Greet event at the House of Commons to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.  Adult members of the DSA will be there to talk about...

World Down Syndrome Day Open Day - United Kingdom
Sat, 03/21/2015 -
09:00 to 13:00

In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, Cambridge University Down’s Syndrome Research Group will be hosting an open day. Visitors will be able to find out about the work that the team are undertaking, chat to the friendly team...

‘My Opportunities, My Choices’ - Enjoying Full and Equal Rights and the Role of Families – 4th WDSD Conference to take place at UN Headquarters, New York, Friday 20 March 2015 – Down Syndrome International
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:00

PRESS RELEASE - For immediate release on Monday 5 January 2014


Down Syndrome International is delighted to announce that the 4th World Down Syndrome Day Conference, based on the theme "‘My Opportunities, My Choices’ –...