Down's syndrome

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A woman’s right to abort a foetus with Down’s syndrome | Letters
Letters: Every baby should be wanted, and forcing a woman to carry an unwanted foetus to term is hardly the best start, says Ruth Brandon

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Woman with Down’s syndrome loses court of appeal abortion law case
Heidi Crowter argued that the law was discriminatory and stigmatised disabled people

Matthew Weaver

25, Nov, 2022 @2:38 PM

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A lesson in slow travel: walking the Camino de Santiago with my brother
When three siblings hike the Camino de Santiago, the fact that one has Down’s syndrome makes some things tricky, but the whole trip far more rewarding

Manni Coe

22, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Brother, do you love me? The cry for help that sparked a care-home rescue mission
When Manni Coe received a disconcerting text from his brother Reuben, who has Down’s syndrome, he decided to remove him from the care system. Now the two tell their story in a new book

Miranda Bryant

15, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Ralph & Katie review – this is pure joy, like taking a holiday full of laughs
The spin-off to The A Word follows newlyweds in the Lakes. It’s real comfort TV, powered by kindness, tolerance and perfect comic timing

Jack Seale

05, Oct, 2022 @8:30 PM

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TV tonight: the ups and downs of marriage in The A Word spin-off
Ralph & Katie follows the newlyweds who both have Down’s syndrome. Plus, Steve Thompson on Rugby, Dementia and Me. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale and Ellen E Jones

05, Oct, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Hormone therapy may boost brain function for people with Down’s syndrome, study finds
Men given a dose of gonadotropin-releasing hormone every two hours showed improvements in cognitive function in small-scale trial

Nicola Davis

01, Sep, 2022 @6:00 PM

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You Know We Belong Together: the show taking Home and Away into deeper waters
Julia Hales’ play is a witty love letter to the Aussie soap, while asking questions about the representation of Down’s syndrome in mainstream entertainment

Sian Cain

17, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Is the death of Covid-19 patient with Down’s syndrome proof of care rationing?
Susan Sullivan’s hospital records suggest she was denied potentially life-saving treatment because of her disability. Now her family are demanding answers

Shanti Das

10, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The kiss that ended the chaos: Anna Neubauer’s best photograph
‘Megan was five when I first met her. She has Down’s syndrome and is nonverbal but we really connected – by blasting out the Moana and Frozen soundtracks’

Interview by Chris Broughton

30, Mar, 2022 @2:14 PM

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‘We are a family’: the former Spurs footballer running a team for kids with Down’s syndrome
Allan Cockram’s Brentford Penguins FC never turn a child away – and never play without smiles. The Guardian angel helps him relive a childhood dream

Sirin Kale

19, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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My brilliant brother has Down’s syndrome. Is it wrong to fear getting pregnant myself?
I’ve always wanted to start a family, but I’m paralysed by the idea of having a disabled child – and diagnostic tests feel like a betrayal

Dunja Batarilo

12, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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