On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 people around the globe celebrated World Down Syndrome Day. Celebrated since 2012, WDSD encourages our friends all over the world to choose their own activities and events to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down Syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities. The date for WDSD, being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome. Enjoy this video made by a group of mothers in the United Kingdom to celebrate their children with Down syndrome. Regarding the video they said, “The idea is, we are just normal mums, we love our kids, they love us, and they are just like other four-year-olds, we wouldn’t change them.”
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