I have Down syndrome, and it is important to me
that I am able to enjoy life to the fullest.

I want to volunteer, work and
be seen as a productive member of society.

I want to spend leisure time with my friends and family and have lots of fun.

I want to be welcomed and have a place in community activities.

I want to live as independently as I can and
make my own decisions.

I want access to a good education and opportunities for lifelong learning.

I have Down syndrome, and I am proud of who I am.
— Self­-Advocate Resolution, National Down Syndrome Congress Adopted 2013 in Denver, Colorado

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