Down Syndrome Awareness Day

March 21, 2018 all-day

World Down Syndrome Day (also known as WDSD) is a global awareness initiative. It was established to help develop activities and events to raise awareness and support for those living with Down syndrome. It also highlights the facts of what it’s like to have Down syndrome, and how those with Down syndrome have, and continue to play, a vital role in our communities.

The date itself has been selected for very clever reasons; it is held on the 21st day of the 3rd month, which is a hat-tip to the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which leads to Down syndrome.

Help JRE support Down Syndrome Awareness Day by wearing Crazy Socks.