Saturday, March 21, 2009

World Down Syndrome Day


Today is World Down Syndrome Day. Fifty years ago, Professor Jerome Lejeune published his discovery of the extra copy of chromosome 21 which causes Down Syndrome. Hence, the date chosen (March 21 = 3/21= 3 copies of the 21st chromosome). And it is a day to be celebrated!

Click here to learn some more about Trisomy 21.

Let's celebrate all of our diversities!

1 comment:

Mauzy said...

love seeing that cutie patooty! oh and Ryan too hee hee