World Down Syndrome Day (21st March) is a day celebrated by people with Down Syndrome and their family and friends around the world. Collectively the day is a way to raise awareness and celebrate every achievement whether it be big or small. World Down Syndrome Day will have a special meaning to some families.
To me WDSD is a great way to educate people in a massive quantity, to get the word out there. A thunderclap for the whole day. It is amazing to see on social media platforms the hashtags #WDSD and #WorldDownSyndromeDay and within those hashtags the happy photos with friends and family or the local events organised.
I was interested in what WDSD means to other families, so I asked on a Facebook support group and got some lovely responses.
What does World Down Syndrome Day mean to you?
- Laura – Alot! It means our beautiful children can…
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