One of the biggest worries you will have when your baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome is what will happen to your other children. What will having a brother or sister with a learning disability mean for them? Will their childhoods suffer? Will they be burdened in adulthood? Will they feel resentful for the responsibility … Continue reading Is it really such a burden to have a sibling with Down syndrome?
Back last year I witnessed two families within days of each other, and each one stuck in my mind for very different reasons. It really got me thinking about public perceptions of life with Down syndrome and why they feel that it’s so terrible. It made me realise that although unfairly, our actions in public … Continue reading Two families with Down syndrome members, but only one will be remembered