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What is World Down Syndrome Day?

World Down Syndrome Day is March 21 of each year. The date is special and represents how people with Down syndrome have 3 copies of the 21st chromosome.

Join us for a private celebration at The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Dayton, Ohio! Fun for children and adults of ALL ages! Enjoy shows, science exhibits, play areas, and more!  

Who: People with Down syndrome of all ages and immediate family members/caretakers living in Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties. All are welcome! Please feel free to invite an educator, therapist or friend to recognize their role in your child’s life!

What: A private open house celebration of our loved ones with Down syndrome and our Buddy Walk Kick-Off!  Light refreshments provided.

When:  Saturday, March 23, 2019, 6:00-9:30pm

Where: The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
             2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton, OH

Cost:     Free! (Donations greatly appreciated)

Please use the form BELOW to register for this year's World Down Syndrome Day Celebration!

***PLEASE NOTE: By registering for this event you are automatically agreeing to the following:

Photography Permission: The Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) and/or its affiliates may photograph participation in this event. I give the MVDSA permission for my and/or my child/children/family’s photo to be used in MVDSA publications, including but not limited to print materials, website(s) and social media.


Release of Liability (Please note that if you are registering multiple individuals, all participants agree to this waiver): I hereby assume all of the risks of participating and/or volunteering in this activity or event, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault.

***If you have an objection to the Photography Permission, please contact the office and we will be sure to make note of your wishes.