"Rock the socks on 21 march 2019."
"To wear mismatched socks have become a way to stand up for all with Down syndrome, and celebrate our differences. "
"the Initiative to Rock the socks is originally from the US, where it is called ”Rock Your Socks”. But even at home in Sweden we have celebrated the day in several years. "
"Particular attention at home was the day the year 2015. When ten-year Nathea Anemyr, who has an older sister with Down syndrome, from Storebro in Småland led to the appeal. "
"She wrote an open letter to all celebrities and got a huge response. "
"On 21 march is therefore the world day for Down syndrome. The date is chosen with care. People with Down syndrome have three copies of chromosome number 21."
"Although the year 2014 was the day a lot of attention in Sweden. Then spread rocking socks on social media after Swedish Downföreningen started the campaign “Rock your socks”."
"”People's full potential”"
"On its website, writes the association of why different socks is used as a symbol for the Chromosome disorder:"
"”To rock your socks means, therefore, that we are all ”coats of our chromosomes”. With the power and joy we are highlighting our unique conditions, to give the community a chance to see and support the development of all human potential.”"
"this is Down's syndrome day"
"► World day of Down syndrome celebrated world over on march 21. The date is chosen with care: persons with Down syndrome has 3 copies of chromosome number 21."
"► Here in Sweden was the day really big in 2014 when the rocking socks were spread on social media after Swedish Downföreningen started the campaign “Rock your socks”."
"► Nathea Anemyr from Storebro in Småland, was one of the ones that got Sweden to rock your socks. She also wrote an open letter to all celebrities."