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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Oct 09, 2018 | Community Relations

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness and celebrate the abilities and accomplishments of individuals with Down Syndrome.

Here are some ways to observe and celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month:

  • Join a local Buddy Walk, the world’s largest and most recognizable Down Syndrome awareness program with over 250 walks taking place in 50 states.
  • Volunteer at a Buddy Walk or at one of the many Down Syndrome advocacy groups.
  • Spread the word and celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month by carrying out 31 random acts of kindness – one for each day in October.
For more information, visit the National Association for Down Syndrome website.