world down syndrome day
"The idea is, we are just normal mums, we love our kids, they love us, and they are just like other four-year-olds, we wouldn’t change them."
Down syndrome is not a disaster. It is a difference.
While it is important to celebrate all the things that people with Down syndrome can do and how similar they are to others, I would argue it is equally important to acknowledge the ongoing fight against discrimination that their differences evoke.
The invitation is extended all around the globe to rally behind the #lotsofsocks campaign by wearing socks. To get people talking and asking questions, the organizers of WDSD recommend wearing, "not just any socks, brightly colored socks, mismatched socks, long socks, printed socks, one sock. Maybe even three socks, one for each chromosome."
Wilde is acting on behalf of a college student who's also a Special Olympics athlete.
We still have work to do.
And yet through all of her challenges, the ways that life has been harder on her than it is for many of us, at age thirteen
We learned that Ariana had DS when I was 26 weeks pregnant. I went in for an ultrasound where they thought they noticed something
Saturday, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day, and to promote and raise awareness of the day, CoorDown, Italy’s national
On a recent road-trip to central Nebraska, my son Marcus leaned back and sighed, "This is the good life." That particular weekend there was much ado about Nebraska's slogan: "The Good Life." So I smiled in agreement while my mind wandered over the parallel metaphor to our world.
It's impossible to pay it forward and not feel better about the day. This March 21st, on World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), many in the Down syndrome community will put this idea into action.
Back in 2012, a family sued a hospital in Kent, England, because a doctor placed a "do not resuscitate" order on a patient