Why Down syndrome Awareness Month Is More Important Than Ever

The Mighty Willow

October is Down syndrome Awareness Month and as a mother of a child with Ds and also a blogger, I feel like I’ve been failing by not mentioning this yet. A lot of my friends in the Ds community have been great at posting daily facts on Facebook. Others have dolled up their profile pics with blue and yellow, the colors connected to Down syndrome awareness.

But, I’ve sat silent.

The news of the world has left me speechless. I am in awe of the hate that exists, today, in the year 2017. How in the world can I write about Down syndrome at a time like this?

But today, it hit me, maybe that’s exactly what I need! Maybe that’s exactly what we all need! Bear with me….

Down syndrome Awareness month is all about educating people and promoting acceptance. Acceptance is love. Love fights hate. That’s exactly what…

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