Our events

A woman reading a document

 

People need to learn more about Down syndrome.

A staff talking to a man

 

We need to tell people about Down syndrome.

A man holding and pointing to an event flyer

 

We hold events that will get people’s attention and start them talking about Down syndrome.

Australian money

 

Our events also help raise money.

World Down Syndrome Day

A calendar date on 21 March

 

Countdown to World Down Syndrome Day 2017!

#MyVoiceMyCommunity

A group of people raising hands up and smiling

 

On this day we celebrate the lives and successes of people with Down syndrome.

A DSA logo

 

It helps create a voice for people with Down syndrome that can be heard all around the world.

A boy smiling and giving thumb up

It supports the:

  • right
  • inclusion
  • wellbeing

of people with Down syndrome.

Lots of socks

A girl talking to a man

 

We want to get people talking about World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March.

 

 

A group of children wearing socks and putting foot together in a circle

We can do this if we all wear socks.

Not just any socks, you can wear:

  • official Lots Of Socks logo socks
  • brightly coloured socks
  • long socks
  • printed socks
  • 1 sock or maybe even 3 socks for 3 chromosomes.
A group of children wearing socks

 

You should wear socks that people will ask you about so that you can tell them all about World Down Syndrome Day.

Step UP! for Down syndrome

A banner of 'Step UP for Down syndrome'

 

Step UP! for Down syndrome is a huge national celebration.

A calendar date in October

 

It happens during Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October.

A man walking with his son

 

You ask people to sponsor you to complete a special walk.

Money being put in a wallet

 

This means they will pay you money if you finish the walk.

A woman carrying her daughter

You can walk:

  • on your own
  • as part of a team
A group of families joining Step UP for Down sydrome event

 

It brings people with Down syndrome together, as well as their families and friends.

A location map with a clock

 

The association in your state or territory organises the times and the places.

An Australian map, Government organisation and the dollar icons

 

The money you raise goes to the association in your state or territory.

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