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Down syndrome good practice guide

The Government must recognize the specific developmental and educational needs of children and young people with Down syndrome, says the All Party Parliamentary Group...

Down syndrome: Ruby goes to nursery

Mainstream nursery can be a daunting prospect for the family of a child with Down's syndrome, but the rewards are well worth the worry, says mother Marcia Squire-Wood 

Adoption: a mother’s story

Mum of five Barbara Thorn explains why she is so proud of the three children with Down's syndrome that she adopted

Reading the evidence

What does research tell us about developing the reading skills of children with Down syndrome? Kelly Burgoyne examines the evidence

Blood test for Down’s

A simple, non-invasive blood test could soon be available to detect a range of conditions, including Down’s syndrome, in early pregnancy. Researchers, led by Dr...

Lost in transition?

Bob Black signposts the way to a smooth transfer to mainstream secondary school for the child with Down's syndrome