October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: here are the facts

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month: here are the facts

BY CASSY FIANO

Oct. 2, 2013 (LiveActionNews.org) – Despite the incredible number of medical advances which have enriched and extended the lives of people with Down syndrome, Trisomy 21 continues to be extremely misunderstood. Many people look at Down syndrome through the lens of outdated stereotypes and misconceptions.

Down Syndrome Awareness Month, celebrated each October, is one way to change that. The goal of Down Syndrome Awareness Month is, of course, to spread awareness, to educate about Down syndrome, and to celebrate people who have Down syndrome, and their abilities and accomplishments.

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