So many ways to get involved
Take your pick from the ways you can get involved and make a big positive difference.
What are you waiting for?
Join the ‘Lots Of Socks’ campaign
Get people talking about Down syndrome by wearing your most eye-catching socks. Believe it or not, socks get people talking!
Use our resources to advocate for change
Check out our resources which will help you to advocate for inclusion – whether its at school, your work place, in media or in public life.
Challenge yourself and raise funds on World Down Syndrome Day to support us to create a more inclusive society for people with Down syndrome and intellectual disabilities.
Share your message
Do you have a message to share with the world?
Join the conversation on social media by using #WorldDownSyndromeDay in your posts.
Light up a landmark
Landmarks around the world light up for WDSD – take a look and share your lit-up landmark with us.
Learn about Down syndrome from people with Down syndrome. Share your new knowledge with your friends, family and colleagues.
Support WDSD by buying official socks!
The official 2023 sock design was inspired by Jessica Rotolo from Canada, who just so happens to have Down syndrome.
Take part in an event
Find events happening in your area and online that you can join, or host your own event.
Make a video
DownTV is an interactive platform that covers a wide selection of videos related to Down syndrome. Why not make a video of your own to add?
Down Syndrome International network campaign
For WDSD 2023, the Down Syndrome International network is campaigning for the right to legal capacity and supported decision making.
12th World Down Syndrome Day Conference
Join Down Syndrome International in-person or online at the United Nations headquarters in New York talking about legal capacity and supported decision making.
World Down Syndrome Day celebrations in Geneva
Join Down Syndrome International in-person or online at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva talking about legal capacity and supported decision making.
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.