World Down Syndrome Day!!

The Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia (DSANV) is joining in the ROCK YOUR SOCKS campaign to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on 3/21/20.

Please wear COLORFUL, MISMATCHED, or CRAZY SOCKS on March 21st to promote awareness and celebrate all things wonderful about people with Down syndrome. With quality education, good health care, competitive employment opportunities and support from family, friends and the community, people with Down syndrome can achieve their full potential and lead fulfilling lives.

Please hashtag your photos of you and your family and friends rockin’ your socks and posts with #DSANVRockYourSocks on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook!

Consider downloading the above image to create flyers or posters to distribute at work and/or at your child’s school. Maybe even purchase socks to distribute to help promote all things Down syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day!

You can find socks at many places, here are a few:

1. AmazonSmile – a portion of your purchase will support DSANV

2. John’s Crazy Socks

3. Visit https://www.worlddownsyndromeday2.org/ for more information on the World Down Syndrome Day.

What we’re reading:

Disability Is Natural – books and articles by Kathy Snow

Publisher with many titles on Down syndrome in their catalogue:

Woodbine House – many publications to check out.

National Level Down syndrome non-profit organizations supporting research and advocacy:

* Global Down Syndrome Foundation

* National Down Syndrome Society

* National Down Syndrome Congress