In the spirit of Down syndrome Awareness Month, we are asking you to take the "I Accept You" pledge, a commitment to being accepting, generous, and kind!

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and around here we like to call it Acceptance Month!

This Down Syndrome Awareness Month, all it takes is one simple step to make a difference in your life and the lives of others: take the “I Accept You” pledge. You’ll become a part of #GenerationG, an army of change-makers set on making the world a kinder, better place for all people. And we’ll ask you to proudly show your commitment by drawing a “G” in a heart on your hand, and sharing it on all your social media channels!


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#myDSstory, stories from our community

My Special Sweet Pea LeLe

Down Syndrome Awareness Month Entry, submit your story here. ---------- By: Alecia Harrison I want to share with you some photos of my Angel and Princess Alecia Harrison. This young lady is Truly Remarkable and...

My sister, Ali

Down Syndrome Awareness Month Entry, submit your story here. ---------- My sister, Ali, who is fourteen months younger than me, is the most hard-working, resilient, and compassionate person I have ever met. She can make just...

The Cromwell Family Story 

Down Syndrome Awareness Month Entry, submit your story here. ---------- We started on our journey as a family with a child expected to have Down Syndrome at 11-12 weeks, initially by the nuchal fold measurement,...

What is Down Syndrome Awareness Month?

Originally established in the 1980s, the month is set aside to raise understanding of Down syndrome and the amazing abilities people with the diagnosis have. At GiGi’s Playhouse, we take it one step forward and call it Down Syndrome ACCEPTANCE Month! It’s our way of moving beyond the passive and into active learning and caring. And the best way to show you care is to join #GenerationG by taking the “I Accept You"  Pledge!


Because you can make a difference! By taking the “I Accept You” pledge and joining #GenerationG, you’ll amplify the voices of all the amazing and talented people with Down syndrome who are leading full lives! They deserve acceptance, care, and respect, and you’ll be a part of living that commitment once you take the pledge. And #GenerationG is even bigger than Down syndrome—it’s about accepting ALL people!



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