WDSD 2018 “My contribution to community” – Italy

All people with Down syndrome must have opportunities to contribute to the community and live valued lives, included on a full and equal basis with others, in all aspects of society.
For World Down Syndrome Day 2018, EDSA has asked their members all over Europe to submit personal statements to tell the world what people with Down syndrome bring to their communities. Starting 1 March we bring 21 examples explaining how people with Down syndrome can and do make meaningful contributions whether in schools, workplaces, in social, political and public life, culture, media, leisure and sport.

Stefano ha 23 anni e vive a Bari, città del sud Italia. Ha partecipato, insieme ai suoi amici, al week-end “Clean-up”, organizzato da Legambiente, per la pulizia delle spiagge vicine alla sua città.

Stefano is 23 years old and lives in Bari, a city in southern Italy. He participated, together with his friends, at the weekend “Clean-up”, organized by Legambiente-Italian association for protection of the environment, for the cleaning of beaches near his city.

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