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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

The month of October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down syndrome is associated with intellectual disabilities, delays in physical growth, and characteristic facial features. Every year around 6,000 babies are born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). Down syndrome is too often misunderstood. There are many dangerous myths surrounding the quality of life for people […]

Genetically Engineered Kids: The Future of Prenatal Testing

 Is this the last generation of children with Down syndrome in Denmark and does it have implications for the United States?   By Brittany Smith  On Friday, after a five-month legal battle, a federal appeals court upheld Tennessee’s “heartbeat law.”  The ruling means, among other things, that babies with Down syndrome will be saved from abortion.  Gov. Bill Lee signed the “heartbeat law” in June which bans abortions after a fetal […]

Save the Storks Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

One mom’s story of Down syndrome adoption  World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), is Saturday, March 21. The theme for this year is “We Decide” and it promotes the right for people with Down syndrome to fully participate in decision making for their lives.  In celebration of WDSD we sat down to talk with Save the […]