fbpx
Down Syndrome International
0044 (0) 1395 493108

Join us on 21 March

Advocating for the rights of people with Down syndrome

For World Down Syndrome Day 2022,

Down Syndrome International is asking, What does inclusion mean?

#InclusionMeans

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

LEARN MORE

What is WDSD?

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.

ABOUT WDSD

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?

The #LotsOfSocks campaign

Our LotsOfSocks are available NOW and can be worn all year round, including WDSD 2022.

But that’s not all!!

By wearing LotsOfSocks, you are showing your support and helping to raise awareness of Down syndrome.

The funds raised support the work of Down syndrome International to improve the quality of life for people with Down syndrome all around the world.

VISIT THE LOTSOFSOCKS SHOP

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

Latest News

All the latest news about WDSD along with stories from people with Down syndrome in their own words.

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[…]

Read more
Morgan from Indonesia

Morgan from Indonesia

Morgan says, “I hope to be more listened, included and respected in employment in 2022”. The best way to promote awareness of Down syndrome is for people with Down syndrome[…]

Read more

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

Join in with us to create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down syndrome on 21 March.

SIGN UP TODAY

Contact us

Address:

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

Phone:

+44 (0)1395 493108

Follow us: