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World Down Syndrome Day

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On December 19, 2011
the United Nations General Assembly declared March 21 as
World Down Syndrome Day.

WAYS TO CELEBRATE!

THURSDAY
March 21, 2024

Check out these Bucks County businesses who have agreed to celebrate with us!  

Support them all year, but wear your crazy socks when you visit them on March 21! 

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End the stereotypes.

Celebrating Differences & Raising Awareness

with SOCKS

The idea was created because chromosomes are shaped “like socks” and people with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome. People all over the world wear colorful, attractive, crazy socks on WDSD to get noticed. Click any of the pics below for more resources! 

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worlddownsyndromeday.org

This website is FULL of information and ideas about how to celebrate!  

 

This year's theme:  

 

END THE STEREOTYPES!

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Click on picture to link to our section of Children's Book recommendations! 

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Thank you!

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