60 Down Syndrome Quotes For Awareness And Acceptance

Looking for quotes about down syndrome? We have rounded up the best collection of down syndrome quotes, sayings, liners, captions, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to recognize how unique those with this condition are.

On 21st March, is the World Down Syndrome Day. This day helps people all over the world to show their love, care, and respect for people having down syndrome. These inspirational quotes will encourage family and friends to have a positive outlook for people who are suffering from down syndrome.

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As we all know Down syndrome is among the most common abnormalities. The cause of Down Syndrome is the presence of an extra chromosome which leads to abnormal mental and physical growth. Let us have a look at world down syndrome awareness quotes and inspirational messages.

Down Syndrome Quotes

  1. “Take my hand not my life.”                                                                                                                                                                     
    Quotes About Down Syndrome
    Quotes About Down Syndrome

  2. “We’re more alike, than different.”                                                                                                                                 
    Down Syndrome Quotes Images
    Down Syndrome Quotes Images

  3. “Friends don’t count chromosomes.”                                                                                                                                             
    Quotes Kids Down Syndrome
    Quotes Kids Down Syndrome

  4. “Keep calm support down syndrome.”                                                                                                                                             
    Positive Quotes On Down Syndrome
    Positive Quotes On Down Syndrome

  5. “21st Chromosome – A blessing in disguise.”                                                                                                                                     
    Down Syndrome Quotes Pictures
    Down Syndrome Quotes Pictures

  6. “Kids with down syndrome are the most loving souls.”

  7. “We’ve got designer genes. Yeah. We’re cool like that.”                                                                                 
    Cute Down Syndrome Quotes
    Cute Down Syndrome Quotes

  8. “I’m Chris Martin with down syndrome.” ― Thom Yorke

  9. “Friends, Down syndrome is only ever a pro.” ― Heather Avis

  10. “I choose not to place “DIS”, in my ability.” ― Robert M Hense                                                                               
    Disability Quotes Down Syndrome
    Disability Quotes Down Syndrome

  11. “Down syndrome is just a part of me, not a definition of Who I m.”

  12. “I am Lyra, a girl with down syndrome, not a ”Down’s kid”. Got it?”

  13. “I may have down syndrome but down syndrome does not have me.”

  14. “Sometimes the things we can’t change, end up changing us instead.”

  15. “It’s not my extra chromosome that makes me happy, it’s because I’m loved.”

  16. “My best friend got a tattoo to support his little sister with down’s syndrome.”

  17. “Down syndrome happens randomly, like flipping a coin or winning the lottery.”

  18. “We don’t change him for the world but we would like to change the world for him.”

  19. “A negative society will affect my quality of life more than down’s syndrome ever will.”

  20. “I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” ― Art Willams

  21. “People with Down syndrome can do anything—really, really, really anything!” ― Brittany Schiavone

  22. “I don’t know what I did to deserve a child with down syndrome, but what ever it was.. I am sure glad I did it!”

  23. “The first step towards change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. I have down syndrome. Accept it.”

  24. “When you have a disability, knowing that you are not defined by it is the sweetest feeling.” ― Anne Wafula Strike

  25. “No disability or dictionary out there, is capable of clearly defining who we are as a person.” ― Robert M Hensel

  26. “When you judge someone based on a diagnosis you miss out on their abilities beauty and uniqueness.” ― Sevenly

  27. “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” ― Abraham Lincoln

  28. “Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” ― Martina Navratilova

  29. “I have two children. I have a Down syndrome child whom I love very much, and my wife that I love.” ― Sebastiao Salgado

  30. “Yes, I am unique and very special as Almighty gifted me with an extra chromosome, which you don’t possess.” ― Sophia Moirang

  31. “Disability is not a brave struggle or ‘courage in the face of adversity.’ Disability is an art. It’s an ingenious way to live.” ― Neil Marcus

  32. “I’m not a down syndrome child. I’m a child who just happened to have down syndrome, I’m a person first. We’re more alike than different.”

  33. “My teacher told my mom that I would never be able to follow directions or follow a routine. My mommy got me a new teacher. That fixed that.”

  34. “Dad they think she has Down Syndrome.” He smiled genuinely as his eyes welled up with tears. “That’s okay. We love her.” ― Kelle Hampton

  35. “I’m not an advocate for disability issues. Human issues are what interest me. You can’t possibly speak for a diverse group of people.” ― Aimee Mullins

  36. “Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too.” ― Lawrence Bixby

  37. “I believe it is my responsibility to do what I can for children and people with Down syndrome as well as in my native Dominican Republic.” ― Albert Pujols

  38. “My faith has strengthen. God has shown me through my son with Down syndrome to not take anything for granted. I’m more grateful.” ― Yvonne Pierre

  39. “I have a daughter who moves mountains, breaks down stigmas and gives hope to the unnecessarily negative down syndrome diagnosis.” ― Tara McCallan

  40. “Having a child with down syndrome is like taking the scenic route. You still get where you are going. It may take a little longer, but it will be well worth the trip.”

  41. “I have an amazing eyes, an infectious laugh, and I always know when you need a hug.I also have down syndrome. It’s a part of me, not a definition of who I am.”

  42. “God doesn’t give special kids to special parents. He takes ordinary, imperfect people, and gifts them with his greatest treasures. And therein, he creates special parents.”

  43. “Having down syndrome is like being born normal. I am just like you and you are just like me. We are all born in different ways, that is why I can describe it. I have a normal life.”

  44. “Turns out, Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder, occurring once in every 800 births, and no one really knows why it happens. It just does.” ― John C. McGinley

  45. “Society’s accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.” ― William J. Brennan, Jr.

  46. “Concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” ― Stephen Hawking

  47. “She represents a step toward creating a world where you can have Down syndrome and still dream big. Where you can have Down syndrome and still be seen as beautiful and worthy.” ― Ashley Asti

  48. “Lots of people with little kids or babies with Down syndrome tell me they aren’t afraid of the future for their child because of what I am doing to help people understand it better.” ― Lauren Potter

  49. “Down syndrome: It doesn’t mean I’m down. It means I help people who are feeling down. My smiles are contagious. My laugh is medicine for the heart. My hugs are heavenly. My heart itself is pure gold.”

  50. “I love working on ‘Glee,’ and I hope that there are more and more parts for me and other actors with Down syndrome in television and in movies so I can keep working for a long, long time.” ― Lauren Potter

  51. “Let’s stop “tolerating” or “accepting” difference, as if we’re so much better for not being different in the first place. Instead, let’s celebrate difference, because in this world it takes a lot of guts to be different.” ― Kate Bornstein

  52. “Kids with down syndrome are, by and large, quite affectionate and relatively guileless, and frequent, the attachments to them grow and deepen. And the meaning that parents find in it grows and deepens.” ― Andrew Solomon

  53. “Having down syndrome means nothing to me, I’m special like everyone else. I do not let people judge me for having down syndrome. The important thing is how I feel about myself. On the inside, I feel beautiful.” ― Edward Barbanell

  54. “Often people ask, “How can you say you’re blessed to have a son with Down syndrome?” My outlook on life has forever changed. I see my own challenges differently. He’s always showing me that life is so much bigger than self.” ― Yvonne Pierre

  55. “When I first learned my child had down syndrome I was advised by my doctor to terminate the pregnancy. We almost did. Thank God we met the perinatal cardiologist who gave us more positive scope on Brooke’s future. At least once a week I cry thinking what I almost did. I can’t imagine my life or my family without our Brooke.”

  56. “People with down syndrome have particular susceptibilities for some diseases like leukemias and auto-immune disorders… We believe this new technology will help us work out why this is, and what to do about it. It is not going to lead to a cure, but we hope it will help us to improve therapies for the heath issues that result.”

  57. “The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil.” ― Sarah Palin

  58. “My youngest sister, Cindy, has Down syndrome, and I remember my mother spending hours and hours with her, teaching her to tie her shoelaces on her own, drilling multiplication tables with Cindy, practicing piano every day with her. No one expected Cindy to get a Ph.D.! But my mom wanted her to be the best she could be, within her limits.” ― Amy Chua

  59. “My mom’s younger sister was born with Down syndrome. I was close to my grandmother when I was growing up. I remember talking to my grandmother about politics, and she told me that she regularly voted for the Democrats because she knew that they were going to look out for people like her daughter. That made an impression on me, too.” ― Josh Earnest

  60. “When children are brought into the world with an extra chromosome—with Down syndrome, that is—the first words parents often hear are, ‘I’m sorry,’ as if Down syndrome itself is something to be down about. It’s not. I want to say, ‘Congratulations.’ I want to say, ‘What a beautiful gift you’ve brought into the world, one more being here for a reason, here with purpose.’ I want to say, ‘Oh, mama,’ or ‘Oh, dad—this new little being is going to lift you up.” ― Ashley Asti


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