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World Down Syndrome Day: #InclusionReal campaign launched

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about the World Down Syndrome Awareness Daythe civil society changing the lookwhich works to break down prejudices and open avenues of opportunity for people with this genetic trait, has launched a new awareness campaign, focused on the importance of to give people with Down syndrome a proper space to show what they are capable of and thereby achieve true inclusion.

It’s Down syndrome genetic diversity It occurs at conception and is carried throughout life. This variation means that everyone with Down syndrome has the same 23 pairs of chromosomes. 3 chromosomes in the 21st pair, hence the known scientific name of trisomy 21. Because of this, people with Down syndrome have mild to moderate intellectual disability. And, although they have features similar to those of their parents, like anyone else, there are some physical characteristics that may be associated with the syndrome.

On the other hand, those with Down syndrome they are not conditioned to develop their lives but they need additional support to achieve some goals. For that reason, it is important to include them in the fields of education and work, for the benefit of these people and society as a whole; and he knows that it is a human genetic condition, neither a disease nor a disease.

In this sense, Cambiando la Mirada will broadcast the original musical theme #INCLUSIONREAL, which he emphasizes the difference between “diversity” and “inclusion” and suggests going one step further.

As a society we have made great strides in terms of diversity, but it is more about acceptance and integration. What we want to propose with this campaign is to go one step further: give the person proper space to offer their contribution, show what you are capable of; and that their participation reflects the value of diversity”, some Dolores Pisano Costafounder and director of Changing the Look, an organization declared by the Legislature of Buenos Aires as having Social Interest on November 3. “The phrase ‘Diversity is invited to the party; inclusion, being asked to dance’ I think he explains it very well and it only applies to people with Down syndrome. We would like to propose working for #TrueInclusion which we will benefit from”, he says.

This campaign and the musical performance have the support of Fundación Macro and the participation of celebrities and notables such as Geraldine Neumann and Zaira Nara among others.

Cambiando la Mirada is a civil society founded by parents of people with Down syndrome and without Down syndrome, which came together in 2019 to focus on the strengths and abilities of these people, to open paths that generate opportunities where participants can to pursue their potential and reach their potential. a better version of themselves, adding value to society

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