Down Syndrome International
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Join us on 21 March

Advocating for the rights of people with Down syndrome

COMPETITION!

My Perspective –  International photography competition

Since 2010, outstanding images by photographers from around the globe have been celebrated in this unique competition that enables people who have Down syndrome to show us how they see the world. This competition is run by the Down’s Syndrome Association (England, Wales and N.I.).

VISIT COMPETITION PAGE

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
Ted from United Kingdom

Ted from the United Kingdom

When Ted was born in 2016 the sadness and pity from healthcare professionals were overwhelming. He was a postnatal diagnosis and it was a total surprise to all of us.[…]

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Miguel from Argentina

Miguel from Argentina

Miguel Tomasín, a musician with Down syndrome and a member of the Argentinian experimental band Reynols, was recently honoured for his role in increasing the visibility of artists with intellectual[…]

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Anvi from India

Anvi from India

Anvi is a highly successful yoga trainer – known across her country as “the rubber girl of India”. She can do more than 200 types of Yogasana and 75 Surynamskar[…]

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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