Submit your story from March 21st through April 11. One winner will get a $250 Amazon Gift Card for them and one for their local Playhouse!

Siblings, volunteers, parents, co-workers, teachers, individuals with Down syndrome, we want to hear your story!! 


We will be sharing the stories and moments that have shaped YOUR perspective of Down syndrome. To create a better understanding of what Down syndrome really is; we will use the voices of those closest to the diagnosis to bring awareness and change perspectives.  


So, what are we asking you for??

  • Submitted Content for GiGi’s Playhouse to share:Submit your #MyDsStory below! GiGi’s Playhouse wants to share #MyDsStories to help spread awareness of the beauty of the Down syndrome diagnosis while spreading a global message of acceptance for all! 

What kind of content are we looking for?

  • Vlogs: Video created by you talking about the person in your life with Down syndrome, video of someone with DS, yours or their perspective of the diagnosis 
  • Written Blogs/Stories: Written content about someone in your life with Down syndrome or a perspective of the diagnosis, with photos included in the document 
  • Any Video Content:Cute, inspiring, funny, loving, informative videos from our GiGi’s Families, with a story behind it 

For any video recordings made, please film vertically on the phone, emphasizing clear audio and video. For any blogs/written stories, please type it up in a Microsoft Word document with photos. 

Vlog or Written blog Content Ideas:

Content ideas for Parents, Siblings, Friends, and Volunteers to create:

  • Tell us about your #MyExtraChromosome. All people with DS have an extra 21st chromosome. Tell us what it means emotionally. What are the best characteristics that #MyExtraChromsome brings? 
  • How your child or loved one has excelled in ways you didn’t expect?
  • The impact loving someone with Down syndrome can have on your life
  • What Down syndrome has taught you about life
  • What a more accepting world looks like to you
  • A sibling’s perspective on what their brother or sister has done to change their life.
  • A story of you or your loved one’s greatest accomplishment
  • Your own definition of Down syndrome
  • If you had one message to give to the world for Down Syndrome Awareness Month, what would it be?

Content ideas for program participants to create

  • What does Down syndrome mean to you?
  • What is your dream in life?
  • What does acceptance mean to you?
  • What is your favorite part about GiGi’s Playhouse?
  • What do you want everyone to know about you?

Already captured video or photo content to be submitted by Families, Friends, Volunteers, Supporters, ETC. 

  • Cute video of your loved one with Down syndrome
  • Inspirational or heart videos of someone accomplishing something
  • Any funny heartfelt video that captures the spirit of that person
  • Life changing moments that occurred in someone’s life
  • Participating in programs at GiGi’s
  • Your favorite videos and pictures
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