Every year World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated on March 21st.
This year, the global theme was MyVoiceMyCommunity – enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence policy.
People with Down’s syndrome from the UK spoke at the UN in New York and Geneva.
Irene Galli, a young woman with Down’s syndrome will also give a short speech to introduce the campaign film #NotSpecialNeeds.
The film has been made CoorDown, Italy, Down Syndrome International, UK Down’s Syndrome Association , Australia Down Syndrome and Fondation Lejeune in France:
People with Down’s syndrome from around the world have been filmed for #WDSD17.
Here is the film from the UK. Enjoy!
We shared films made by adults in the UK.
Go to our Awareness Week page to download our #ListenToMe information pack .