Today is one of my very favorite days of the year. 3/21, World Down Syndrome Day. I hope that many of my readers’ lives have been touched as deeply mine has by individuals with a bonus chromosome!
Today is a day to celebrate these special lives and the families that support them, and here are some resources to help you do so in your Spanish classes:
Here is the story of a catering company in Argentina:
Here are two articles that I have pulled from past issues of EL MUNDO EN TUS MANOS–available for FREE in honor of this special occasion!
And more ideas from Elvira Rebate:
Here is a poster with instructions for how to participate in Mismatched Socks Day (at my son’s school, they did Crazy Socks Day instead)–your students can use the hashtag to post pics of their mismatched socks online:
“En este día, llevar calcetines desparejados nos sirve para reconocer que todos somos diferentes.”
…y otro video:
And from Andrea Giganti; great for upper levels:
“Tú puedes ser lo que quieras ser”