Down syndrome occurs when an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, making Down syndrome the most common chromosomal condition. About 6,000 babies with Down syndrome are born in the United States each year.
Staff and students are encouraged to wear crazy socks on
in recognition of World Down Syndrome Day and "See the Ability" in everyone! Why crazy socks? To get people talking, learning, and asking questions about Down syndrome.