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Kayla McKeon…the FIRST individual with Down syndrome to serve as a lobbyist in Washington DC

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and although the 3-21 Foundation works towards raising awareness all year long, October presents a unique opportunity for raising EVEN MORE awareness in our communities!  In honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month we have partnered with Kayu Design, a sustainable fashion accessories company to launch the Changing Faces of Beauty, our awareness initiative highlighting models with Down syndrome! Be sure to check out Kayu’s new Batik hair accessories collection.  Every purchase benefits the Foundation and supports our programs and services to promote the independence and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

If you haven’t seen Peanut Butter Falcon, go see it at the movies while you still have the chance. An authentic Tom Sawyer adventure story starring a young man with DS – it will warm your heart. We are so protective of our loved ones we can be guilty of “infantiling” them – I wish a true friendship like this one for all friends with DS.…/peanut-butter-falcon-movi…/