Bastion Lighting Colours Yellow and Blue: World Down Syndrome Day on March 21
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Down syndrome (or Trisomy 21) is a condition in which a person has an extra
Chromosomes are “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a
baby’s body forms and functions as it grows.
Around 1 in every 800 babies will be born with Down syndrome.
Down syndrome occurs naturally – there is no known cause.
Down syndrome usually causes varying degrees of intellectual and physical
disability and associated medical issues.
March 21, 2023 will mark the 18th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day to bring global awareness about the condition and advocate for acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.
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