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World Down Syndrome Day 3/21

Down Syndrome International (DSI) has officially earmarked March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). The date was chosen to signify the uniqueness of Down syndrome in the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome and is used synonymously with Down syndrome. Commemoration of World Down Syndrome Day started on March 21, 2006, it has grown manifold globally.

The annual observance of WDSD aims to promote awareness and understanding of Down syndrome and related issues and to mobilize support and recognition of the dignity, rights and well-being of people with Down syndrome.

Temecula Valley’s World Down Syndrome Day group will be having various activities for children and information for parents on Sunday, March 21 from noon – 4 p.m. at Sensory Time, 41421 Date Street, Murrieta, CA 92562.  Sensory Time’s phone number is (951) 600-0305.  If you have questions you can contact Sherry Tsagakis, Chairperson of Temecula World Down Syndrome Day, at (951) 473-6497 or at specialkidzphotography@live.com

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