EDMESTON – In celebration of October as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Pathfinder Village will kick off a series of activities to celebrate and promote the talents of individuals living with Trisomy 21 and other forms of Down syndrome. The Village, an internationally respected open-access community in upstate New York, is part of the greater Developmental Disabilities Community and provides people living with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities an independent and fulfilling lifestyle.
“During National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we want to share messages of celebration and solidarity for those living with disabilities. We encourage families, Village friends, and those who are part of the greater community to join in during this national time of recognition that highlights the many contributions made by those living with Down syndrome,” said Paul C. Landers, Pathfinder’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Highlights during the month of October will include:
Each Friday, Pathfinder School Students, staff and visitors will enjoy a community-wide walk through the Village, to call attention to the importance of being physically fit and building wellness activities into daily schedules.