World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.
Find out why this day is so important…ABOUT WDSD
World Down Syndrome Day 2023 Theme
For World Down Syndrome Day 2023, our global network of people with Down syndrome calls for a commitment to…
With Us Not For UsLEARN MORE
We want to support everyone to make the most of World Down Syndrome Day. The team at Down Syndrome International have kindly produced resources to give you the help you need.RESOURCES
The Lots Of Socks campaign
Believe it or not, socks get people talking!
Get noticed and start a conversation about #WorldDownSyndromeDay.
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.
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?
Down Syndrome International Network campaign
For World Down Syndrome Day 2023, the Down Syndrome International network is campaigning for the right to legal capacity.
They will be live from the United Nations on 21 March, discussing this important subject.LEARN MORE
Sign up to hear from the World Down Syndrome Day team about how you can get involved.
You will also get access to our FREE WDSD resources including guides for advocacy, schools and organisations, posters, templates and lots more to help you to mark this important day.
Together we will create a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome.