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Parliament celebrates WDSD one day, Government denies Visa the next

21 March 2015

Australian Parliament celebrates World Down Syndrome Day one day and Government denies child with Down syndrome a visa the next

World Down Syndrome Day 2015

20 March 2015

Saturday March 21st 2015 is World Down Syndrome Day. On this day, which is officially recognised by the United Nations, people all around the world will be celebrating the lives and achievements of people with Down syndrome, creating a global voice, advocating for the rights, inclusion and wellbeing of people with Down syndrome.

The date of 21/3 represents the three copies of chromosome 21 that are unique to people with Down syndrome.

Read on for more about T4321, My Opportunities, My Choices, some amazing videos produced for World Down Syndrome Day 2015, and how to follow the events at the WDSD Conference live…

The Special Proposal - video

13 March 2015

Down Syndrome Australia is proud to announce the release today of a wonderful new video produced for World Down Syndrome Day 2015. The Special Proposal was produced by Italy's CoorDown (famous for last year's wonderful Dear Future Mom), and this time, Down Syndrome Australia along with other leading international Down syndrome organisations were invited to contribute to the production of this wonderful video celebrating World Down Syndrome Day 2015.