The Mixed Up Blog — down syndrome
Posted by Sonia Kang on
According to World Down Syndrome Day Organization, "21 March 2014 marks the 9th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day and each year the voice of people with Down syndrome, and those who live and work with them, grows louder. But there is still so much more we can do.
Down Syndrome International encourages our friends all over the world to choose your own activities and events to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities."
Mixed Up Clothing not only celebrates diversity, we believe in inclusion. We want everyone to feel accepted and important. My daughter, Bree, because of her genetic disorder, was bullied at school and I never wanted her to feel "less than". I have been a strong supporter of special needs children and their families. They hold a special place in my heart. That's why when I received a facebook message from a mom who wanted to submit her special needs daughter as a model for our clothing line, it was a no brainer!
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