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What Does World Down Syndrome Day Mean To You

  Did you know that World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is a global awareness day that has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012? A day of global celebration and awareness to help educate our society of what Down Syndrome is, hear stories from self-advocates of what it means to have Down syndrome […]

What Does World Down Syndrome Day Mean To You

  Did you know that World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is a global awareness day that has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012? A day of global celebration and awareness to help educate our society of what Down Syndrome is, hear stories from self-advocates of what it means to have Down syndrome […]

#WDSD17 – Recap of An Amazing Day of Advocacy

March 21, 2017, was an amazing day of advocacy! Why? Because it was World Down Syndrome Day, and I was ACCEPTED to be a panel speaker. Can you imagine my excitement when I received the email from Andrew Boys from DSI (Down Syndrome International)? Never in a million years did I ever imagine that I would […]

Speaking at United Nations for World Down Syndrome Day #WDSD17

As I arrived into NYC, the excitement for tomorrow was building inside me. I was ACCEPTED to speak at the United Nations for the World Down Syndrome Day Conference. I am so honored to be sharing about “Why Your Voice Matters”. Which is the theme of the conference: Theme: #MyVoiceMyCommunity – Enabling people with Down syndrome to […]