March 21, 2022 World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Get your Down Syndrome Awareness Magnets, Bumper Stickers and WDSD Jewelry at the DSAM Office!

 

What is World Down Syndrome Day?  

3/21 is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)! This day was chosen to symbolize the third copy of chromosome 21 in Trisomy 21, the most common form of Down syndrome.  Join DSAM in celebrating this very special day!  Purchase your Awareness Ribbon from DSAM.World Down Syndrome Day is observed in more than 60 countries worldwide. Many organizations and communities promote WDSD to raise people’s awareness & understanding of Down syndrome. Activities & events that take place on March 21 and throughout March, showcase the abilities and accomplishments of people with Down syndrome. These events also focus on encouraging independence, self-advocacy & freedom of choices for people with Down syndrome. 

 

 

How Can I Celebrate?

 

Ways to Celebrate WDSD

  1. On 3/21 join us at Beale Street Landing for the Walkin in Memphis Down Syndrome Awareness Celebration from 6 - 9 pm
  2. Ask your school or business to host a Dress Down for Down Syndrome Day!  
  3. Get your Down Syndrome Awareness Earrings, Bracelets, Magnets or Bumper Stickers at the DSAM Office! Call us at 901-547-7588 to arrange a time to come by! 
  4. Click HERE to Purchase a Walkin' in Memphis Down Syndrome Awareness T-Shirt 
  5. Click HERE to make a $ 21 donation in honor of your loved one with Down syndrome 
  6. Click HERE to make a donation to Walkin in Memphis. All funds benefit DSAM! 

Order your Walkin In Memphis T-shirt!

Click HERE to order your #WIM2022 T-shirt to support Walkin in Memphis and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!  

 

Get your DS Awareness Shoes! 

The signature DS Awareness shoes are $ 15!  Get yours today! Available at the DSAM office with check / cash or click HERE to order online. Support DS Awareness all year long! 

 

Ask your school or business to host a Dress Down for Down Syndrome Day

Looking for a great way for you and your fellow staff or students to get involved in the community?    The Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South invites your school or business to participate in Dress Down for Down Syndrome in honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st.   Your school or business will pick any day in March or April and offer the staff and/or students the opportunity to have jeans day, hat day, pajama day, etc. by making a donation to the Down Syndrome Association.   Upon request, DSAM will provide posters and stickers for you.  DSAM can come to your school or business to speak upon request. Call 901-547-7588 for more information.

 

Donate $ 21 in honor of your loved one!

In honor of WDSD as an honorarium, memorial or a general donation.  Click HERE to donate!  

 

 

 

 

 

Contact

Down Syndrome Association of Memphis & The Mid-South
154 Timber Creek, Suite 5
Cordova, TN 38018 | MAP

Phone | (901) 547-7588
admin@dsamemphis.org

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