World Down Syndrome day 2018, observed In QISH with different awareness programs.
One of the highlight was the awareness stall we organized at Souq Waqif, Doha. We distributed pamphlets and flyers to the public, parents and children’s to spread the awareness of Down syndrome.
It has been emphasized that Down Syndrome is not a disease but a condition which results in impairments of physical and mental development, Down Syndrome population also has associated problems like heart diseases, hearing loss, cataract, thyroid problems, motor problems and speech disorders.
Early Intervention and vocational training for Down Syndrome will facilitate these individuals to lead a normal life without being depended.
This campaign emphasized World Down Syndrome 2018 theme “What I bring to my community”