SWD Shopian commemorates World Down Syndrome Day

SHOPIAN : On the eve of World Down Syndrome Day, a series of events were organized by the District Social Welfare office at the Old DC Office Complex in Shopian.

The event was presided over by Dr. Mohammad Yusuf, Block Medical Officer, Shopian.

On the occasion, experts raised awareness about Down Syndrome.

They informed that Down Syndrome is a genetic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Individuals with Down Syndrome often experience cognitive delays, speech and language difficulties, and other health issues. However, with the right support and care, people with Down Syndrome can lead fulfilling lives.

At the event, doctors and experts emphasized the importance of raising awareness about Down Syndrome and creating a more inclusive society.

The speakers highlighted the need for early detection and intervention, and discussed various strategies to support individuals with Down Syndrome and their families.

The event was an effort to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.