Down Syndrome International
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Join us on 21 March

Advocating for the rights of people with Down syndrome

For World Down Syndrome Day 2022, we are asking:

What does inclusion mean?

#InclusionMeans

#WorldDownSyndromeDay

Together we can empower people around the world to advocate for full inclusion in society for people with Down syndrome and for everyone.

LEARN ABOUT INCLUSION MEANS

What is Down syndrome?

Down syndrome (or Trisomy 21) is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition.

The best people to answer many questions about Down syndrome are people with Down syndrome, so over to them…

WHAT IS DOWN SYNDROME?

Get involved!

Every year we encourage people with Down syndrome, families, advocates, professionals and organisations to observe WDSD with your own activities.

Here are a few ideas to get you started.

TAKE ACTION NOW

Your story

Your voice counts!

We want to hear what you have to say and share your words with the world.

SHARE YOUR STORY
Johannes from South Africa

Johannes from South Africa

I am Johannes. I live in South Africa Inclusion means that I can have a job with a salary at the University of Pretoria. I have colleagues and friends at[…]

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Zeke from Mauritius

Zeke from Mauritius

My name is Jean Daniel, aka Zeke. I am a young man with Down syndrome living in Mauritius. Growing up, I attended a mainstream school and although I could not[…]

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Sujeet from US

Sujeet from the United States

Greetings! Happy Holidays 2021 and a Happy New Year 2022! This is our 2nd Holiday season that the shadows of COVID-19 sadly still chasing & scaring us all. Let us[…]

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 #LotsOfSocks

Put some colour on your feet!

Get noticed and start a conversation about #WorldDownSyndromeDay.

You can get involved or buy your socks at our #LotsOfSocks website.

VISIT #LOTSOFSOCKS WEBSITE

Become a World Down Syndrome Advocate!

Each year the voice of people with Down syndrome, and those who live and work with them, grows louder.

Join our campaign to create a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome.

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Contact us

7-9 Chapel Street, Exmouth, Devon,
EX8 1HR, United Kingdom

+44 (0)1395 493108