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Genes Week

by Christine Lindsey in From the Executive Director

This is an article written by Leaha Jones, one of our foster care therapists. Read what she has to say about down syndrome and raising awareness.

As a new mother of a beautiful baby girl with Down syndrome, I feel it is important to promote awareness about this disorder.  March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day or “Gene Day”.  Individuals are asked to wear jeans on Wednesday, March 21st in order to show support and help raise awareness about Down syndrome.