Rock Your Socks

Please email info@dsadelaware.org with any questions about ordering or payment.

Together we can create a single global voice advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of people with Down syndrome in our community and around the world.  Every year, on March 21, people all around the world come together to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by wearing brightly colored, mismatched socks.  March 21 is symbolic because people with Down syndrome have 3 copies of their 21st chromosome. Socks were chosen because the karyotype of Ds chromosomes actually looks like mismatched socks!

Rock Your Socks - World Down Syndrome Day

If you work with students within an educational or learning setting, view our Disability Awareness Toolkit. This toolkit includes videos, age specific lesson plans and other resources to promote disability awareness within your classroom. One of our moms has also created lesson plans, available for purchase, which we highly recommend. View lesson plans.

Please join our Facebook Group: Rock Your Socks – World Down Syndrome Day

Order Socks – 2022

Pickup Locations – 2022

  • Sussex County – location TBD
  • Kent County – February 5 from 3-5pm at Trinity Wesleyan Church in Dover
  • New Castle County – February 12 from 5-6pm at Knockout Boxing in Newark OR week of 2/14 at DSA Cafe in Newark

Rock Your Socks T-Shirts