2015 Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Year in Review

Here are the top five posts posted in 2015: Continue Reading

A&E’s Born This Way: Down syndrome meets The Real World

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 10 pm on A&E, individuals with Down syndrome break down another barrier: they star in a reality-TV show called Born This Way.  Continue Reading

Rewriting the story of Down syndrome

For many, thanks to deinstitutionalization, education inclusion, and medical treatments, they know a different Down syndrome than others. This new knowledge is rewriting the story of Down syndrome.  Continue Reading

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota: fact-checking claimed “costs” of Down syndrome lives

In discussing a recent state bill to ban Down syndrome selective abortions, CNN's Alisyn Camerota corrected her guest on his figures, but the ones she cited are even more troubling.  Continue Reading

Pixar’s Inside Out: moron, mongo, and normalizing disability bigotry

Pixar released a movie Inside Out featuring characters embodying human emotions which are played out inside people's minds. A mom calls attention to how Pixar has normalized disability bigotry for viewers of Inside Out. Continue Reading

Where Hope Grows: National Premiere this Friday

It's getting hot outside and the summer blockbusters are rolling out. Make plans to go see Where Hope Grows when it premieres this Friday, May 15, 2015 at a theater near you. Continue Reading

Pop quiz: what’s wrong with these headlines?

News from just the past week has featured a number of questionable headlines. See if you can spot what's wrong about them.  Continue Reading

Burden or caregiver?

A report on elderly parents of individuals with Down syndrome living longer lives offers a perspective for expectant parents to consider. Continue Reading

Louisville Premiere: “Produce” the Movie!

This Saturday night is the Louisville premiere of the movie Produce. What a great way to kick off National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Continue Reading