Fireflies and Whoopie Pie: World Down Syndrome Day


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March 21st — 3/21 — is World Down Syndrome Day. For this week’s episode of Fireflies and Whoopie Pie, Cassy talks about learning her son has Down syndrome, misconceptions and assumptions about Down syndrome, and the new “Assume That I Can” ad from Coor Down.

Despite numerous advances, both in medicine and in culture, ableism is still rampant, and misconceptions and untruths still flourish. With better assumptions and more inclusion, we can work to make a positive difference – for people with Down syndrome and all disabilities.

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Show Notes

About the Fireflies and Whoopie Pie Podcast

WHO: Fireflies and Whoopie Pie will be hosted by South Central PA Mom contributors each week, as well as feature local moms and experts to bring YOU information you want and need to know.

WHERE: You can listen wherever you listen to podcasts – iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, on Alexa, and more! Please be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode.

WHEN: New episodes will drop every Monday.


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