Human cells have 46 chromosomes. We inherit 23 chromosomes from our mother, and 23 from our father. People with Down’s syndrome have a unique extra copy of chromosome 21. When you look very closely, chromosomes are shaped like little socks. This is why we raise awareness of Down’s syndrome in March by wearing funky socks. By wearing socks that stand out, you can start a conversation and raise vital funds for Sheffield Mencap and Gateway to continue providing essential support for people with a learning disability.