Tag Archives: Down Syndrome

The lexicon of eugenics is used to describe babies with Down Syndrome

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time, according to The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, when “we applaud caregivers, families, and medical professionals — but most of all, we applaud all the wonderful

A Secret of the Heart

By Eileen Haupt To the pregnant mother who has just learned through prenatal testing that her unborn baby has Down syndrome, I would like to let you in on a wonderful secret. If you could fully experience

President Trump: “Renewing our Nation’s strong commitment to promoting the health, well-being, and inherent dignity of all children and adults with Down syndrome”

Pro-life President Donald Trump

Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time, according to The Jerome Lejeune Foundation, when “we applaud caregivers, families, and medical professionals — but most of all, we applaud all the wonderful people with Down

Parents should be informed about research demonstrating the positive impact on families of having a child with Down Syndrome

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. All this month we are publishing new stories and reposting especially encouraging older posts about the blessings of families with children with Down syndrome. I’m

Embracing life victorious: A mother’s thoughts on Down Syndrome

Photo credit: Kelly Vandivert

By Julie Klose, Radiance Foundation Board Chair I wasn’t shocked. The article tagline by CBS News kept popping up on my Twitter newsfeed. It read: “Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.” The

Why doesn’t Texas law protect preborn babies with Down syndrome from abortion?

By Texas Right to Life October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a time when the international Down syndrome community celebrates the many accomplishments and contributions of individuals with Down syndrome. The month is also a time to

Video of pro-life speech by brave young woman with Down’s syndrome goes viral

A video of Heidi addressing a parliamentary rally went viral, gathering nearly 200,000 views on social media

Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. We are posting stories, just like this one, all month. This comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children—SPUC. Heidi Crowter is a 20-year-old

Making a difference in how Down syndrome and prenatal testing are viewed

By Leticia Velasquez Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome Awareness Month. We are posting stories, just like this one, all month. In an age when we value informed consent and patient centered care, it’s a travesty that

Media schizophrenia never more pronounced than stories about babies with Down syndrome

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. It would be interesting to be a fly on the wall at the offices of the

1 in 691: Down Syndrome, Abortion, and My Hypocrisy

By Adam Morris Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. I researched and wrote a report on Down’s Syndrome when I was in the 10th grade.

Doctor apologized that my twins had Down’s syndrome – but I wouldn’t swap them for the world

Abigail and Isobel Parry started at a mainstream school in last September

Editor’s note. Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. The following comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Every child

The lives of children with Down syndrome oughtn’t to be discarded because the world remains imperfect

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. October is Down syndrome awareness month. We will be posting stories, new and old, all month. In a post that appeared at The Atlantic, “A Generational Shift in Understanding Life With Down