World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

March 21, 2023

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with us and make a difference - join the fight for inclusion, acceptance, and equity for people of all abilities!

when is it?
March 21
World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 is a day to spread awareness and celebrate the lives of those with Down syndrome. It was first established in 2006 after the United Nations General Assembly declared it an official holiday. This year marks the 15th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day, which just goes to show how far we've come since then! Let's take this opportunity to honor and recognize people living with Down syndrome for their unique strengths, abilities, and contributions they make every day.

History of World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day Timeline

How to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Attend a local event</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Find a local event in your area to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day and join in the fun! From parades to movie screenings, there are plenty of ways to get involved and show your support.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Organize a fundraiser</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Organize a fundraiser or donation drive for an organization that supports people with Down Syndrome. Consider hosting a bake sale, car wash, or online fundraiser to help raise money for this cause.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Create awareness on social media</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Spread awareness about World Down Syndrome Day by creating posts on your social networks. You can share facts, stories, or photos related to the day and use the hashtag #WorldDownSyndromeDay to join the conversation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Volunteer at a local charity</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Take some time to volunteer with an organization that works with people with Down Syndrome. Whether you are helping out at a charity event or tutoring someone, your time and effort will make a difference.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Watch an inspiring movie</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Take the time to watch an inspiring movie about individuals living with Down Syndrome such as “The Peanut Butter Falcon” or “Life, Animated”. These movies are sure to put a smile on your face while showing the strength and beauty of those living with this condition.</p></div>

Why We Love World Down Syndrome Day

Fun Facts

World Down Syndrome Day FAQs

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World Down Syndrome Day Dates



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